Understanding Bone Grafting

If you have suffered from gum disease, you may experience bone loss. Bone grafting is a way to increase bone mass, making your jaw healthy and strong again to keep your teeth securely in their proper place.   A bone graft procedure may be needed if you lack enough supportive bone supporting your teeth. Bone grafting may… Read more »

Are You Informed about Dental Implants?

If you have missing teeth, your face can appear to be sunken in and suffer from bone loss. A sunken face will make a person’s face look older than it truly is. Consider fixing the damage with tooth replacement such as dental implants. Dental implants can help make you appear younger, improve your smile and… Read more »

A Lost Tooth Can Be Replaced With a Dental Implant

A tooth lost to dental trauma or severe tooth decay can cause several different complications to your oral health and function. While you might be able to become accustomed to the decreased ability to chew and any alterations in your appearance, you could still be at a long-term threat of orthodontic issues. The decreased dental… Read more »

Are Dental Implants Needed For You?

Do you have a missing tooth, but are unsure if you should jump for a dental implant? If so, you are not alone. When it comes to any medical procedure, our team at in , , understands the questions involved, which is why we are happy to talk to you about dental implants and why… Read more »

Bleeding Gums: How to Deal With It

Do you want to keep your smile healthy and strong? If so, you probably already know that brushing and flossing your teeth is extremely vital steps that you should be taking. You may have also heard that bleeding gums are normal while you’re cleaning your teeth, but would you be surprised to hear that this… Read more »

How Does Periodontal Disease Form

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, occurs after bacteria forms too much plaque on the teeth. When plaque stays on teeth too long, it may harden and form tartar, which requires cleaning by a professional. Remember to floss and brush your teeth daily to prevent the formation of gum disease! The effects of gum… Read more »

Signs of Gum Disease

You’ve probably heard that gum disease is a fairly serious problem that you should have addressed as soon as possible. However, would you be surprised to hear that nearly half of all Americans have gum disease? Naturally, you should have gum disease addressed as soon as possible. If you don’t, it could actually become more… Read more »

Gum Recession: The Symptoms

If you’re interested in protecting your oral health, you probably know that there are a few things you should do. For example, you may have heard that brushing and flossing is important. Furthermore, please feel free to contact us if you notice signs of gum disease, including signs of gum recession. If you see brown… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions about Bone Grafting

If you have lost a tooth, but your jawbone is too weak to support a dental implant, it may be time for a bone graft in , . If this option has been recommended to you or you just want to know more, here are a few FAQs: What is a bone graft? Usually when… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry 101

Did you know that sedation dentistry uses medications to allow treatments to be given safely and effectively? If a patient experiences deep levels of stress or anxiety, sedation can help them relax. Depending on the level of sedation used for a patient, our periodontists can alter the amount of consciousness they experience and if necessary,… Read more »