Heart Health, Gum Health

How Your Enamel is Damaged When You Brush Too Much?

As a Tucson Periodontal specialist, we want to make sure we keep our patients informed about the importance of maintaining great oral health. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can have an impact on other areas of your health. Research has shown that there are links between gum disease and various systemic health conditions. […]

Your Tucson Periodontal Specialists

Sometimes we get asked the question: what exactly is a periodontist anyway? While we’re both dental professionals that are working towards the health of your teeth and gums, we typically have a different focus on what areas we are specializing in. Periodontists are dental specialists who work with patients that have usually encountered more complex […]

The Power of a Healthy Smile: Exploring the Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene

As one of Tucson’s most trusted experts on advanced tooth and gum health, we always want to share tips to maintain the health of your smile throughout your entire life. As periodontists, we typically see advanced issues of oral health from tooth replacement to gum disease. Our primary focus will always be to restore teeth […]

Have You Considered Dental Implants?

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants, and dentures are two popular options. Both solutions offer their own set of advantages and considerations. In this article, we will delve into the key differences between dental implants and dentures, enabling you to make an informed decision that suits your individual needs. Southern Arizona Periodontics […]

Dental Health Affects More Than Your Mouth!

If you think dental problems just affect your smile, think again! As a Tucson Periodontist, we have seen it all. Our dedication to saving your natural teeth is a priority and we have been proudly serving the Tucson area for over 30 years. Gum disease and tooth decay not only affect your oral health but […]

Meet Our Newest Periodontist Tinisha!

I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and share my excitement in joining the Tucson dental community with Dr. Susan Sharp and the team at Southern Arizona Periodontics. I began practicing as a general dentist in 2016 and then pursued my Advanced General Dentistry Certificate and finally my Master’s in Periodontics and Implant […]

Early and Advanced Gum Disease

Tucson Dental Implant Specialists - Who Are Ideal Candidates

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common condition that affects the gums and can lead to serious oral health problems if left untreated. While gum disease cannot be cured completely, it can be managed and treated effectively to prevent further damage to your teeth and gums. Here are some things you can […]

Good Tips to Prevent and Treat Gum Disease

Gum Health in Tucson

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, cannot be “cured” in the way we think of a normal ailment. As we age, we become more susceptible to conditions like gingivitis which lead to the deterioration of the gumline and eventually cause tooth damage. There are a wide range treatments, but some tips you can practice […]

Are Dental Implants Replace Teeth Permanently?

Who is the best candidate for Tucson Dental Implants

Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth. While they are designed to be a long-lasting solution, they may not necessarily last forever. How long a dental implant lasts can depend on several factors, including how well it is cared for and maintained over time.  Southern Arizona Periodontics has been providing […]

What Exactly Is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dental specialist who focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease, as well as the placement of dental implants. Periodontal disease is a common condition that occurs when bacteria in the mouth irritate and inflame the gums, causing them to pull away from the teeth and form pockets […]