What is a Gingivectomy?

Posted Jul 15 | 2019

Almost half of the people over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease. It is a serious problem that no one should ignore. The question that most people have is how serious the problem is and what …

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What Could Oil Pulling Do for Your Gum Health?

Posted Jun 20 | 2019

For people who are interested in keeping their gums healthy, one practice to consider is oil pulling. While it is not a replacement for your other oral health routines, oil pulling can help reduce bacteria levels and promote healing of …

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Why Dry Mouth Harms Your Mouth So Much

Posted Jun 10 | 2019

Have you ever woken up in the morning to cotton mouth? Many people have, and understand that it is no fun to wake up that way. What most people do not realize is that it could also be a potentially …

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What Crowns Do and Why They Are Necessary

Posted May 20 | 2019

When you hear a person is getting a crown, you may imagine that they are royalty and envision a ceremony held in a castle. While that is one type of crown, there is another type that …

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Ways to Recognize Gum Disease Before It Becomes Painful

Posted May 10 | 2019

Gum disease can lead to some very uncomfortable situations. However, one thing that makes it so challenging to recognize is that it tends to be relatively painless in its beginning stages.
Fortunately, you can educate yourself …

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Why Athletes Often Struggle with Gum Disease

Posted Apr 20 | 2019

They cross the finish line, the crowd goes wild, and the athletes flash a winning grin – full of teeth fraught with tooth decay and gum disease. While being an Olympic athlete is extremely uncommon, what isn’t uncommon is the …

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When Are Periodontal Stabilization Splints Necessary?

Posted Apr 10 | 2019

With the progression of advanced periodontal disease, teeth can become loose and unstable. Known as “secondary occlusal trauma,” the roots of the teeth and gums are no longer able to keep the teeth firmly intact. Bite force can exacerbate this …

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Managing the Pain of Exposed Roots During Gum Disease Treatment

Posted Mar 20 | 2019

When we are treating you for gum disease, the process can take some time: depending on the severity of your gum disease, you could be looking at a treatment period as short as 10 to 14 days, or as long …

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Periodontitis May Increase Risk Of Developing Dementia, Study Suggests.

Posted Mar 19 | 2019

Forbes (3/17) contributor Robert Glatter, MD, states that “researchers in South Korea studied the relationship between chronic periodontitis and dementia over a 10 year period,” finding those with “chronic periodontitis had a 6% higher risk for dementia compared to those …

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Is There Any Relationship Between Gum And Gum Disease Treatment

Posted Mar 10 | 2019

When you have gum disease (a.k.a. Periodontal disease) it’s because the tissues around your teeth are infected. Left untreated, this can result in tooth loss. Unfortunately, you may not even realize it’s happening since it’s usually painless.
Nevertheless, many people …

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