For National Gum Disease Awareness Month, Commit To Healthier Teeth and Gums!

February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month, and we are here for it! Working daily with gums makes us excited about creating awareness on how best to keep your gums healthy no matter what your age. When we say your smile thrives on good oral care, most patients typically think of their teeth, but the... Read more »

Do You Need To See a Periodontist? Six Reasons Why You Should Schedule a Visit To Examine Your Gums!

Did you know that detecting gum disease in the early stages makes it the most effectively and economically treated? This is true for many oral health issues. As a periodontist, our team specializes in the areas of the mouth that surround and support your teeth – your gums, bone and connective tissues. These are the… Read more »

What Can You Do About Gum Disease Symptoms?

Your teeth aren\’t the only things in your smile that can experience issues. Gum disease or periodontal disease can harm your smile and even your overall health. If your gums are diseased, harmful bacteria in the mouth can enter your bloodstream and could contribute to heart health conditions such as heart attack or stroke. Preventing... Read more »

Are You Tired of Your Gum Recession? Our Periodontal Treatments and Skilled Periodontists Are Ready To Help!

When it comes to your smile, practicing consistent daily oral hygiene habits will help your gums maintain their health. And that’s important because if you struggle with gum disease, your gum tissue may eventually recede from your teeth, exposing more of a tooth than looks normal. Recession can also harm your teeth as the gum… Read more »

National Gum Care Month Is a Good Reminder for You To Prevent Gum Disease

September is National Gum Care Month, so let’s talk about everything related to gums. This month is a good time to reflect on your dental health and commit to taking better care of your gums. Sometimes, we forget your gums help keep your teeth in their place and functioning at top capacity. When your gums... Read more »

If You Have Dental Implants, You May Need to Keep an Eye Out for Peri-Implantitis

If you have had a dental implant to replace a missing tooth, you are in good company. Dental implants are a popular choice for those seeking an effective tooth replacement option. Since dental implants handily replace one or more lost teeth by replicating both the tooth root and the crown of the tooth, they appear... Read more »

Transform A Gummy Smile Into a Healthy Smile With Dental Crown Lengthening Treatment

If your dentist has recommended a crown lengthening procedure from a periodontist, you are not alone. While many people haven’t heard of crown lengthening before, it is a common treatment and can be done as a pre-treatment to having a dental restoration done. Crown lengthening can take care of a problem where you might have... Read more »

Healthy, Beautiful Gums

When it comes to your gums, you will want to keep away inflammation of the gum line that can spread to the bone holding your teeth in place. This means brushing and flossing daily and seeing your dentist a minimum of twice a year for professional dental cleanings and checkups. Unless you take good care… Read more »

Bad Habits to Avoid If You Want Healthy Teeth and Gums

As humans, we are regularly developing habits throughout our lifetime, and they aren’t always good ones. Bad habits are quite common, and a lot of them are formed unintentionally. Many times we develop habits that aren’t good for us without being aware of it, but bad oral habits can cause problems, pain, and cost a… Read more »

What Do I Need to Know About My Gums?

A healthy, beautiful smile begins with healthy gums. Effective home care with brush and floss twice every day and routine professional dental “cleanings” can greatly reduce your chances of gum disease. Being lax with your oral hygiene care might result in a buildup of biofilm and plaque allowing bacteria to grow which over time can... Read more »