What Happens When You Do Not Replace Missing Teeth?

Published: September 10, 2018

A large number of Americans will lose at least one adult tooth. In fact, approximately seven percent of Americans will lose one adult tooth by the time they are 17 due to decay. It is vital to replace these missing teeth immediately because there is an array of health and lifestyle problems that will develop […]

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Does Bruxism Lead to Gum Disease?

Published: July 5, 2018

Dr. Gandhi’s patients often have questions about how various oral health conditions are related, and this one is one of the most common. Many people mistakenly believe that the link between the two is an urban legend, but the fact is that bruxism can very directly lead to gum disease in at-risk patients. Does it […]

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Gum Disease Does More Than Cause Bad Breath

Published: May 30, 2018

Millions of adults in America have gum disease to a varying degree. The early stages of gum disease are known as gingivitis and may not be obvious, while serious cases are referred to as periodontitis. As you worry about your teeth and keeping them healthy, consider the health factors of also focusing on your gums. […]

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How Dental Implants Mimic Your Natural Teeth

Published: March 30, 2018

For patients who have experienced tooth loss, quick action is needed. The longer they wait to put replacement architecture in place, the more change there will be to their smiles. That’s why it’s important to assess your options quickly and come to a decision. For most patients, that choice is simple – opting for permanent […]

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Treating Gum Recession Is Easier Than Ever

Published: January 25, 2018

Gum recession occurs when the soft pink gum tissue begins to pull away from teeth’s hard enamel surface. As the tissue recedes, the softer layer beneath tooth enamel is gradually exposed; this dentin layer is more sensitive and more vulnerable to infection, so gum recession must be addressed as soon as it is detected. In […]

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Quick Guide: The Cosmetic and Functional Benefits of Dental Implants

Published: November 30, 2017

Thanksgiving is a holiday centered not only around family, friends and giving thanks, but enjoying a good meal or two with those closest to you. If you currently wear dentures, you might feel more than a bit of apprehension when it comes to eating, especially if your current dentures aren’t the best fit. Here at […]

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Are You a Candidate for All-on-4 Implants?

Published: September 28, 2017

Dental implants are a treatment option for tooth loss in adults. For those have multiple missing teeth, All-On-Four dental implants offer a permanent and much more secure option than traditional dentures. Unlike dentures, a full arch is placed using four to six dental implants. Because your new teeth are supported by titanium roots, you don’t need to worry about them […]

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What Is Causing Your Gum Recession?

Published: July 11, 2017

Healthy gums are essential to good dental health. When gums are healthy, they serve as proper support to your teeth and protect them by ensuring nothing can reach your teeth’s roots. If you have receding gums, your chances increase for tooth issues because the gums are no longer able to offer proper support and protection. Signs […]

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A Beneficial Effect of Dental Implants You May Not Have Considered

Published: May 12, 2017

If you have been thinking about getting a dental implant perhaps most of the advantages you have learned about relate to the way your mouth will look after the implant has been placed. Although those are substantial, an implant can also positively affect the way you speak. Since May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, there […]

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Quick Guide: Reverse Gum Disease Treatment

Published: March 8, 2017

If you’ve noticed that your gums bleed easily, are swollen or that you have consistent bad breath, you may have gum disease (periodontal disease). Dr. Gandhi and the rest of us here at Firewheel Dental Implants and Periodontics specialize in procedures designed to reverse gum disease in Garland, TX. We would love to restore your […]

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