Dental Blog

What Are Some of the Causes of Receding Gums?

Posted Aug 20 | 2019

There are many things that can cause receding gums in a patient. If you’re experiencing this, then there may be underlying factors that are causing it. Additionally, it is important to think about whether or not you are brushing and …

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Understanding the Discomfort That Comes With Gum Recession

Posted Aug 10 | 2019

Gum recession is something that can be seen, but sometimes, people think that it cannot be felt. Unfortunately, that is not true. Many people that are suffering from gum recession can feel the uncomfortable feeling that is associated with it. …

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There Are Many Procedures You Can Get When Visiting Our Periodontal Office

Posted Jul 30 | 2019

There are many different kinds of dentist. General dentists are the dentists that you see for regular checkups. There are also dental specialists. Orthodontists and periodontists are two of them. In order to work in this specialty, they get several …

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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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