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 »

Crown Lengthening Can Better Your Smile

Do you have a lot of excess gum tissue covering your smile? Come into Precision Periodontics & Dental Implants to have our team of dental professionals fix this issue to give you your best smile yet! Our dental professionals have the training needed to carefully sculpt along your gum line to expose your bright and… Read more »

Consider Ridge Augmentation to Recreate Your Jaw Line

Do you have missing teeth that are affecting the development of your jawbone? Our team is dedicated in giving you the look and comfortability of a strong jawline. This is a common procedure after tooth loss where bone grafting is used to recreate the gums and jawbone. Read on for more information concerning this process… Read more »