Category: Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Periodontal Disease and Dental Implants

  If you’re thinking about restoring your smile with dental implants, you should contact Dr. Gottesman and arrange a consultation. … Read more

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What is a Periodontist?

You probably think of a periodontist as someone who specializes in treating your gums. But they don’t just focus on … Read more

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4 Warning Signs You May Have Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious oral health problem that can have major consequences for your smile when it is left … Read more

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Is It True That Athletes Have Terrible Teeth?

You may have heard that rumor that athletes have some of the worst teeth, compared to their peers. It could … Read more

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How a Periodontist Can Help Your Diabetes

In previous blogs, we lightly touched on the link between diabetes and gum (periodontal) disease. Today, let’s dive in deeper … Read more

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Common Misconceptions About Dental Health

While many patients are conscientious about their oral hygiene, they may still be holding on to misconceptions that could be … Read more

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When is Root Planing and Scaling Recommended?

Periodontal disease develops when bacteria collect along the gum line and cause inflammation. Symptoms can vary from mild – red … Read more

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Why are my gums inflamed even though I brush and floss daily?

Many patients think that if they brush and floss every day, they’re completely protected from developing gum disease. However, that’s … Read more

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The Onset and Progression of Gum Disease

Gum disease can wreak havoc on your oral health, affecting your smile’s stability and appearance. Fortunately, patients can take steps … Read more

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Brushing Up On Dental Hygiene Basics

Gum disease can create serious problems for patients if it is not addressed in a timely fashion, and it’s a … Read more

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