Get Rid of Gum Sensitivity in Time to Enjoy Thanksgiving

Published: November 9, 2018

If your gums are sensitive, eating can be difficult. Sensitive gums are often a symptom of gum disease and can make it hard to enjoy any holiday. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s important that our patients can eat what they want, when they want it, and we offer the Pinhole Surgical Technique to […]

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Be Thankful for a Brand-New Smile This Thanksgiving

Published: November 6, 2018

Over 3 million Americans have dental implants, 1 in 4 people over 74 are missing all their natural teeth and 35 million Americans are missing every tooth in one or both jaws. Because of these high numbers, it’s important that patients are aware of how a periodontist in Dallas, TX, can help. Do you deal […]

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Pain While Chewing? You May Have Gum Disease

Published: October 3, 2018

Every day, your teeth are subjected to the chemicals in the foods and drinks you consume. This is why it is important to have a good brushing and flossing routine to regularly remove the bacteria that loves to cling to your teeth. It is also important to see your periodontist in Dallas, TX, at least […]

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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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