How Does a Periodontist Fix a Gummy Smile?
Published: December 18, 2019
Too much gum, not enough teeth – if you’ve thought this to yourself as you looked at a picture of yourself, you may have overgrown gums. Gum disease and even some medications can inflame the gums and cause them to take away real estate in your smile from those pearly whites. But an experienced periodontist […]Read More
Can You Grow Back Gum Tissue?
Published: December 12, 2019
As gum disease progresses to periodontitis, it’s advanced stage, it starts to eat away at the gums and teeth. Eventually, the gum will begin to recede and teeth will look like they’re getting longer. On top of that, periodontitis can’t be reversed – it can only be treated and kept in check. But what happens […]Read More
How Do Dentures Compare to Dental Implants?
Published: December 6, 2019Read More
All on 4 Dental Implants: Where Value and Performance Intersect
Published: November 29, 2019
It’s true. There are a few dental implant options that are better than All on 4 dental implants. It’s also true that there are many more teeth replacement options that don’t even come close to the reliability and stability of All on 4. Resting right at that sweet spot of cost efficiency and performance lies […]Read More
How Much Will It Hurt Having Dental Implants Placed?
Published: November 26, 2019
You expect some moderate discomfort from having a tooth pulled, but should you also expect a moderate level of pain from having a tooth or teeth placed? While a tooth extraction entails removing a tooth that’s usually rooted in the jawbone, dental implants work the opposite way: your dentist will insert replacement teeth into your […]Read More
Ways a Periodontist can Help Get Your Gum Disease Under Control
Published: November 25, 2019
You may hardly notice that first drop of blood shows up in your spittle while brushing. But a bit more of it, and it might send you into a panic. However, there are lots of things a periodontist, a doctor specializing in treating gum disease, can do to help you keep your gum disease under […]Read More
Is a Gum Graft the Only Way to Treat Gum Recession?
Published: November 8, 2019Read More
How All on 4 Dental Implants Compare to Traditional Dentures
Published: October 24, 2019
All on 4 dental implants are one of the most cost-efficient options for replacing missing teeth with dental implants. Traditional dentures are considerably cheaper in cost than dental implants, but they provide considerably less stability than dental implants. Take a look at how conventional dentures compare with All on 4 dental implants to find out […]Read More
How to Get the Most Out of Your Full Arch Dental Implants
Published: October 21, 2019
The success rate of dental implants continues to rise, increasing the likelihood that each new dental implant patient will keep their restorations in for the rest of their lives. However, diligence in your daily dental routine is still required if you want to keep your dental implants in for the rest of your life. Take […]Read More
How Can I Find Out if I Have Gum Disease?
Published: October 17, 2019
The symptoms of gum disease are worrying, even if you don’t yet know for sure that they’re the result of gum disease. So how do you know if gum disease really is the culprit? Start by getting familiar with the symptoms of early and advanced gum disease, and then consult with a local periodontist in […]Read More