How Gums Get a Deep Cleaning

Posted Apr 30 | 2020

A typical dental exam usually includes a routine cleaning, but occasionally we have to advise a patient that they require a more thorough approach to their oral hygiene. When patients have a more advanced stage of gum disease, a routine …

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What Makes an Abscess a Dental Emergency?

Posted Apr 15 | 2020

If you have an abscess in your teeth or gums, one of the symptoms you will have is pain. Other symptoms include swelling and bleeding of the gums. It is possible to ignore these symptoms and how they disappear. Sometimes …

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Is Mouthwash Making Your Gum Disease Worse?

Posted Mar 30 | 2020

People who have gum disease are looking for anything that will help them improve their gum health. They know that if they want to continue to improve their gum health, it will make their gum health better over time. Mouthwash …

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Times Where A Gum Graft Becomes Necessary

Posted Mar 15 | 2020

If you have periodontal disease, you know that you need to protect your gums from further damage. There are cases where a gum graft might be necessary. But what is a gum graft? What are gum grafts used for? We …

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How Can We Rebuild the Gums if You Want Dental Implants?

Posted Feb 29 | 2020

If you are considering dental implants, it is likely that you have experienced advanced gum disease. Experiencing advanced gum disease can wreak havoc not only on your gum’s health, but also your gum line. It is common to see people …

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Gum Disease Treatment is Often More Effective When We Use Lasers

Posted Feb 15 | 2020

People affected by advanced gum disease known as periodontitis often experience deterioration of the gums. Some of the more common symptoms related to the gums are inflammation and bleeding of the gums, recession of the gum line, and infections in …

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Are Dental Implants Worth the Cost?

Posted Jan 30 | 2020

If you are considering getting dental implants, the cost of the procedure is almost certainly one of the things at the forefront of your mind. To be sure, dental implants do cost more than other forms of dental constructions. Dentures, …

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How Gum Disease Progresses

Posted Jan 15 | 2020

Have you been told that you have gum disease? If so, and if it is still in its early stages, you should know that it is highly treatable without drastic intervention, at least until it reaches more advanced stages. Here …

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Does Birth Control Increase Your Risk of Gum Disease?

Posted Dec 30 | 2019

For many women, taking birth control is an easy and effective way of preventing unwanted pregnancies. Still, for all its benefits, oral birth control can have a few drawbacks. One of these is an increase in the chances of developing …

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Do Receding Gums Prevent You From Getting Implants?

Posted Dec 15 | 2019

Receding gums expose the roots of your teeth. This is something you must deal with before you can get dental implants because you need a stable, enough jawbone and healthy gum tissue for them to be successful. The best way …

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