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 »

Periodontal Disease Risk Factors

Many adults believe that it is normal for gums to bleed as you brush your teeth. This is not the case; in fact, bleeding gums can be a symptom of gum disease in various stages. You must have excellent dental hygiene to help avoid gum disease. Genetics play a role in determining who is more… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

Our doctor may recommend a dental implant if you have lost one or more permanent teeth. A dental implant is made up of a titanium implant post, which is surgically placed in the jawbone, a dental restoration, like a dental crown, and a dental abutment, which connects the post and the restoration. Before you choose… Read more »

Gingivitis: The Beginning of Gum Disease

Are your gums pink and firm? That’s good! If they are puffy, deep red and regularly bleed when brushing, you might have Gingivitis. Gingivitis is a form of gum disease that commonly causes redness, inflammation, irritation, and bleeding of the gums. The problem is sometimes overlooked because the condition can be so mild. While reversible,… Read more »