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Are dental implants an option if you have severe bone loss?

Dental implants are the most prevalent and popular method of replacing missing or damaged teeth. As with body parts in other surgical procedures, dental implants must work with existing parts of the body—specifically the jawbone and gum tissue—to work effectively. This becomes an issue when a patient has experienced a significant loss of bone matter

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Can receding gums be reversed?

Have you noticed your gums pulling back from your teeth, or do your teeth look longer? If so, you likely have receding gums and it’s time to schedule a dental visit; the overall health of your teeth and mouth depends on it. Receding gums result from a handful of different causes, the most serious being

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Why you should see a Periodontist for your Gum Disease

Most of us are familiar with the importance of diligent and frequent oral care to keep cavities at bay and maintain a bright white smile. But did you know that your teeth, gums, and surrounding bone structure are critical to the health of your entire body? The gums in particular are fascinating elements of strength,

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Why you need to take Gum Recession Seriously

Remember those days when our parents showed us how to brush our teeth and said if we did it every day we wouldn’t get cavities? Maybe you are a parent today and passing on that same wisdom to your little ones. As with most things in life, the stakes climb when we become adults and

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How will you look with dentures?

If you have lost a tooth or perhaps several of them due to gum disease, decay, injury, or some other event; dentures may be suggested by your dentist as the best remedy and fastest return to a reliable oral care routine. If you have never had dentures and are concerned about how they look and

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Gum grafting surgery recovery basics

Receding gums is a condition involving the gums pull away from a tooth’s surface, exposing more of the tooth and sometimes the tooth’s root. Often the result of poor oral health habits, aggressive brushing, smoking, and other factors, gum recession affects three of every four adults and since it occurs gradually, typically goes unnoticed until

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LANAP Laser Gum Surgery vs Traditional Gum Surgery

Periodontitis sets in when excessive amounts of tartar and bacteria localize under the gum line and subsequently infect the tissues supporting our teeth. The first stage of this disease, commonly known as gingivitis, can easily be reversed by a rigorous oral hygiene routine, which includes brushing, flossing, using mouth rinse, and undergoing regular cleanings at

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Your Dental Implants Need Strong Bones

You’ve experienced receding gums, swelling inside your mouth, and one of your teeth fell out of its own volition. Beyond being annoying and uncomfortable, a missing tooth causes more trouble than just popcorn getting stuck in there. Without the tooth providing nutrients, the bone around the vacant area gradually shrinks in size and becomes weaker.

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