Dental Implants – The Closest to Natural Teeth

Dental implants have absolutely revolutionized the field of dentistry, offering a remarkable solution to the challenges posed by tooth loss. Whether caused by decay, injury, or other factors, missing teeth can have significant impacts on both oral health and self-confidence. In this article, we will explore the myriad benefits of dental implants, a groundbreaking treatment […]

Is Vaping Bad for My Oral Health?

Is vaping bad for your oral health?

In the past we’ve explored how smoking is an obvious culprit for tooth decay and poor oral health. It’s a well-known and researched topic that is recognized and accepted. Vaping however continues to become a more debated topic. As vaping has become much more common, the arguement usually then leads to how it’s not as […]

Happy 2024 from Southern Arizona Periodontics!

Tucson Periodontist

From everyone at Southern Arizona Periodontics, we want to wish everyone a Happy New Year and we hope that you had a wonderful Holiday Season! We’re grateful to our Tucson family for the trust you have put into us to provide you with the best treatment to keep healthy smiles all over Tucson. Here is […]

Understanding the Importance of Oral Health

Oral health is often underestimated in its significance to overall well-being. Beyond a bright smile, maintaining good oral health plays a pivotal role in supporting not just the mouth, but the entire body. The importance of oral health extends far beyond a radiant smile. It is an integral component of overall health and well-being, influencing […]

Can You REALLY Get Dental Implants in a Day?

The short answer: yes! We’ve helped hundreds of patients just like you achieve the closest match to natural teeth that exists all in one single procedure and walk out with a brand new smile. All On 4 Dental Implants The procedure is called All-On-4 Dental Implants, also called “Teeth in a Day” or “Same Day […]

Why Choose a Periodontist?

Tucson All on 4 Dental Implants

If you have not seen a peridontist before, then you may not know what separates periodontists from general dentists. Utilziing the advanced skills and knowledge of a periodontist can significantly impact the quality of care that you receive because we specialize in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal diseases. In this article, we will explore […]

Presering Your Smile – Strategies to Keep Your Natural Teeth As We Age

Tucson Periodontist

As a periodontist in Tucson Arizona, we see patients every day that struggle with gum disease. The good news is that in most cases, gum disease is something that everyone can overcome with the right treatment plan and changes to their routine. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can pose a significant threat to […]

The Importance of Early Detection: Treatability of Gum Disease

Tucson gum disease treatment

Let’s first understand what gum disease actually is. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection that affects the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. It typically begins with the accumulation of plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, on the teeth. If not removed through regular brushing and flossing, plaque can […]

Preventing and Treating Gum Disease

Gum disease is a scary prospect because of how much it can affect our overall health and dental health. The good news is that treatment and preventing mild mild gum disease, known as gingivitis, is pretty straightforward. First and foremost, maintaining ongoing dental cleanings is essential to limit the amount of bacteria can develop in […]

What Other Areas Does My Dental Health Affect?

It might surprise you to learn that a LOT of other areas of your health are affected by your dental health. Studies have progressively shown that dental health and hygiene make a profound difference in the other areas of your health, from your cardiovascular health to respiratory health! Here are some of the areas that […]