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Treatment Options for Severe Gum Disease

Gum disease, otherwise known as periodontitis, may seem like it’s no big deal, but it can cause serious issues with your oral health and your overall health, too.  When left unchecked, gum disease can lead to sore gums, sensitive teeth, receding gums, loose teeth, and tooth loss. Correlations have even been drawn between gum disease

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Treatment Options for Severe Gum Disease

Gum disease, otherwise known as periodontitis, may seem like it’s no big deal, but it can cause serious issues with your oral health and your overall health, too.  When left unchecked, gum disease can lead to sore gums, sensitive teeth, receding gums, loose teeth, and tooth loss. Correlations have even been drawn between gum disease

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Signs That It’s Time to Be Checked for Gum Disease

When was the last time you were checked for gum disease? It may sound like no big deal, but gum disease can lead to serious issues for your oral health, as well as your overall health. Gum disease has been found to increase your risk of heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia, osteoporosis, and even cancer. And

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What can I eat after Dental implant surgery?

Dental implants are permanent, natural-feeling and -looking tooth replacements. They’re invaluable in restoring full functionality to patients’ teeth, not to mention bringing back an attractive smile. Most importantly, dental implants allow patients to eat whatever foods they want with no restrictions. Like any orthodontic procedure, however, dental implant surgery requires a recovery period. It’s especially

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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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