Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush. It is optimal to... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children…. Read more »

Periodontitis and What It Means for Your Mouth and Body

A healthy smile is not just about your teeth. In fact, without your gums to keep your teeth in place, your smile would be, well, toothless. Today we’re going to talk about gum disease and how it impacts your oral health as well as your overall health because research increasingly shows that the two are… Read more »

Optimizing Your Smile with Crown Lengthening

Do you need to cover a tooth with a crown or replace it with a bridge, but it is surrounded by too much gum tissue? Or maybe you wish you could see more of your teeth that aren’t covered by pink gingiva. Our team is trained to perform crown lengthening, also known as gum contouring,… Read more »

Bone Grafting Essentials

Are you familiar with bone grafting? Do you know why it is often recommended or needed for a dental implant? If not, you are at the right dental blog! Bone grafting is a popular procedure that is successful at restoring the bone loss in your jaw and improve the strength of your jawbone. Our periodontists… Read more »

What is Scaling and Root Planing?

If you’ve ever looked around on a dentist’s website, you’ve probably seen a service offered called “scaling and root planing.” Have you ever wondered what those are? They’re common, integral parts of a regular dental checkup, and something that the team at Precision Periodontics & Dental Implants in Orlando, Florida, do for all patients who… Read more »

Why Sinus Lifts Are Performed

Our team at Precision Periodontics & Dental Implants is pleased to offer a variety of oral and maxillofacial procedures, including sinus lifts, to help our patients have effective oral health. Our team may need to perform a sinus lift if you have experienced bone loss in the upper jaw, your jawbone doesn’t have enough height… Read more »

Cosmetic Gum Recontouring

Do you feel embarrassed about your smile because you feel like too much of your gums are showing? If so, you don’t have to be embarrassed any longer! At Precision Periodontics & Dental Implants, our specialists believe everyone deserves a beautiful smile! We are pleased to offer cosmetic gum recontouring to help improve the appearance… Read more »

Say “Ciao” to Invasive Gum Surgery

Gum recession is commonly associated with gum disease, age or aggressive oral hygiene. It is characterized by the gum line climbing up the surface of the teeth, exposing the root structure of the tooth. With exposed roots, you can experience increased sensitivity, tooth decay and other problems. In the past, receding gum lines were treated… Read more »

Protecting Your Oral Health

If you have gum disease, you may not even know it since it can be painless in the early stages. However, if it is left untreated, gum disease can result in loose teeth, cavities, and bad breath. Additionally, gum disease can allow bacteria to enter your system, which can cause issues for your respiratory and… Read more »