Don’t Let Gum Recession Take Over Your Smile in the New Year!

Taking good care of your teeth and gums daily goes a long way to providing you with a healthier smile today and in the years to come. Next to tooth decay, gum disease leads to loose teeth, tender gums, an unattractive smile and an increased risk for tooth decay. Over time, severe gum disease leads… Read more »

Preventing Gum Disease From Taking Over Your Teeth and Gums

As you can see, gum disease is no joke, but it also doesn’t just happen overnight. It means you can practice good oral hygiene habits to avoid succumbing to the ravages of this preventable oral disease. And if you do, your teeth, gums, smile, and body will be healthier. The Stages of Gum Disease Gum... Read more »

What To Do if You Experience Dental Anxiety About Getting Periodontal Treatment

Our team’s job is to treat gum disease (gingivitis or periodontal disease). It is one of the ten most common diseases people deal with when it comes to their smiles. It is also the main cause of tooth loss in adults! If you have gum disease, you will need deep cleanings to overcome this chronic... Read more »

September Is National Gum Care Month. Do You Know How To Protect Your Gums for a Healthier Smile?

September is National Gum Care Month, and it is a big deal for your oral health. Good oral health is the foundation to a healthy-looking, self-confident appearance when it comes to your smile. By ensuring healthy teeth and gums – because when it comes to tooth loss, it is not just from tooth decay and... Read more »

Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing Can Restore Your Gum Health

A regular dental cleaning can’t reach down far enough to remove the accumulated plaque but is effective at helping to keep your gums healthy, so they don’t develop pockets. Patients that have developed deeper pocketing may need additional care to address this concern. Our periodontal team performs scaling and root planing (a non-surgical periodontal therapy)... Read more »

Smile With Us on National Smile Power Day on June 15th!

Did you know that a big investment you can make in your overall health and self-confidence is to make sure you have a healthy smile? June 15th is National Smile Power Day, and it’s a great time to become more aware of the many benefits of having a healthy, confident smile wherever you go! The... Read more »

What You Need To Know About Periodontal Disease and Caring for Your Gums

When it comes to your gums, taking good care of them is vital if you want to keep them healthy so they can protect your pearly whites. Neglecting your gums can lead to periodontal (gum) disease, an infection of the oral tissues that anchor your teeth in their place. When you don’t brush and floss... Read more »

Missing Teeth Can Be Replaced With Dental Implants for a Stable and Durable Solution!

If you have a tooth that has been extracted or lost, you will want to replace it. This is because the space left behind when a tooth is lost, whether to gum disease, injury or extraction, empty space can create problems with your surrounding teeth. Over time, the remaining teeth will gradually shift out of… Read more »

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 »