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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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The Effects of Poor Fitting Dentures

When dealing with extensive tooth loss, dentures serve as an excellent option for many patients looking for quick and affordable ways to regain the confidence that comes with a beautiful smile, as well as the ability to eat and drink normally.  That said, dentures are not without their potential drawbacks.   Our jaws are designed

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How Gum Recession Could Shorten the Life of Your Teeth

Gum recession can be unsightly, uncomfortable, and detrimental to your oral health.  Caused by genetics, aging, illness, tobacco use, overzealous brushing, and other things, gum recession is characterized by your gums pulling back from teeth, exposing more of the tooth surface and even the roots of your teeth.   Unfortunately, this problem will not correct

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Different causes of gum recession

A common reason people visit the dentist is that they have noticed that their gums are starting to recede. While gum recession is common, that does not mean that receding gums should be ignored. Left untreated, receding gums can have a detrimental effect on one’s oral health. Causes of Gum Recession Periodontal Disease Gum disease

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Who is most susceptible to gum disease?

Gum disease is a dental issue that many are, at the very least, familiar with. According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 50% of adults aged 30 and over have experienced at least one form of gum disease. Gum disease is caused by plaque that has hardened and that has not

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How serious is gum disease?

Gum disease is a common dental issue that occurs in adults of all ages. In fact, around fifty percent of adults over age 30 suffer from one form of gum disease. Gum disease is caused by hardened plaque and is an infection of the tissues that surround the teeth. It occurs when someone does not

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