Everything You Need to Know About a Gum Graft

Gum health is an important part of oral health, but it is sometimes overlooked. Even if you take great care of your teeth and gums, however, periodontal disease can still affect you. Gums that have receded due to inflammation and bacterial infection not only change the look of your smile, but receding gums can also

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What Happens When Gum Disease Is Left Untreated?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with periodontal disease, also known as gum disease or periodontitis, you’re not alone. In fact, gum disease is so prevalent that about 85% of American adults are believed to have some form of it.  Fortunately, it is easily treatable in its early stages, but taking swift action is imperative. Untreated

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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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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 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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