Category: Periodontist

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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How does advanced technology affect my gum disease treatment?

In the past, gum disease treatment often necessitated an invasive surgical procedure to remove any diseased gum tissue. However, with … Read more

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Relax and Take the Edge Off with Sedation Dentistry

Appropriate sedation can make dental treatments more tolerable for anxious patients and less fearful ones as well. For example, sedation … Read more

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Can the appearance of my red, swollen gums be improved?

Red, swollen gums aren’t merely an unsightly blemish on your smile. This symptom likely indicates the presence of gum disease, … 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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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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Factors that Influence a Woman’s Periodontal Health

Women have different risk factors for gum disease than men due to hormonal fluctuations that can influence gum health. These … Read more

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Oral Conscious or IV sedation: Which is right for me?

Sedation dentistry can give anxious patients an opportunity to access the dental care they need to preserve their smiles. It … Read more

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Do dental implants require special care?

Dental implants are such an attractive option for so many patients due to their convenience. One aspect of that convenience … Read more

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