Healthy, Beautiful Gums

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When it comes to your gums, you will want to keep away inflammation of the gum line that can spread to the bone holding your teeth in place. This means brushing and flossing daily and seeing your dentist a minimum of twice a year for professional dental cleanings and checkups. Unless you take good care… Read more »

Understanding Gum Recession

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Gum recession is an important sign and factor that is often associated with gum disease. What happens is the gum tissue in your mouth begins to pull away from the teeth, causing your teeth to feel loose and possible shift your alignment. If you suffer from gum recession in the Ocoee, FL, area, please give… Read more »

Factors That Can Put You at Risk for Gum Disease

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You’ve likely heard of gum disease, an infection that attacks the gums and bone that surround and support your teeth. Did you know that some people are more at risk for gum disease than others? Our team is happy to share the risk factors with you. Risks for Gum Disease Bacteria and plaque are the… Read more »

Understanding Bone Grafting

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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 »

Bleeding Gums: How to Deal With It

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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 »

Signs of Gum Disease

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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

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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 »

Sedation Dentistry 101

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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 »

Should You be Worried About Your Gums Bleeding?

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You probably know that you should brush your teeth every day for two minutes at a time. You also know that you should floss every day. Have you ever been told that bleeding gums is a normal part of caring for your pearly whites? Sadly, this isn’t true. In fact, bleeding gums could actually indicate… Read more »