What do I do if I notice my Gums are Receding?

Published: November 11, 2019

Receding gums should not be ignored because they are a warning sign of a deeper oral health issue. Periodontal Surgery can be used to treat gum recession. Gum recession is not something that should be taken lightly because it is one of the major signs that you are experiencing gum disease. Gum disease is something […]

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Key Differences Between Plaque and Tartar

Published: October 14, 2019

Plaque and tartar – is there a difference? Some people confuse it as the same, because it kind of is. Using “kind of” here is obviously general, but if you break it down, left and build up plaque turns into tartar. To understand fully, here is a quick breakdown of the difference between plaque vs […]

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Importance of Fixing Missing Teeth

Published: October 2, 2019

It is not ideal to be missing teeth and it can actually affect your health. Missing teeth can cause your jaw to weaken and your teeth can even begin shifting. Depending on the reason you have lost a tooth or teeth, can also affect the teeth around it, especially if gum diseases and decay were […]

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Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

Published: September 5, 2019

The Approximate Cost of Dental ImplantsOne of the first things that comes to mind when one is considering dental implant surgery is the cost of this procedure. The main thing to be aware of is the fact that the cost of dental implant surgery ranges and depends on the dentist.  Whether or not you are […]

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Gum Disease: The Advantages of Early Intervention and Prevention

Published: September 5, 2019

Did you know that every time you go out for dinner no matter how fancy the restaurant with each bite of your food you take you are exposing your mouth to all kinds of bacteria? It’s an interesting thought that you most likely never thought about while enjoying fine cuisine in a fancy venue. As […]

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What Can a Periodontist Do for Me?

Published: August 28, 2019

There’s a point where that bit of blood from brushing your teeth worsens and the gums recede. There’s also a point where the plaque on teeth hardens into tartar and begins promoting decay at the roots of your teeth. It’s at these critical junctures that gum disease begins to reach the point of no return, […]

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What Are the Types of Gum Disease and How Can a Dentist Help?

Published: August 28, 2019

For some people, it takes more than a few specks of blood when brushing to finally get them to take their gum disease seriously. For those who ignore the worsening symptoms, for whatever reasons, they could find themselves moving into stages of gum disease that can’t be reversed. Take time to learn about the different […]

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How to Beat Gum Disease at Home, and in the Dentist’s Office

Published: July 30, 2019

In the early stages of gum disease, bacteria and food particles form the pasty substance known as plaque. That bacterial infection begins to attack the gums and the plaque begins to harden into “tartar” or “dental calculus.” It’s at this juncture that gum disease advances to periodontitis which, for the most part, can’t be reversed. […]

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What Can I Do About My Receding Gums?

Published: July 11, 2019

Once gum disease advances to periodontal disease, your gums are at a higher risk of suffering irreversible damage. It may be hard to notice for months or even years. But when you do notice your teeth look a bit longer than they used to, it’s not too late – but it’s well past time to […]

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Why Are Dental Implants Best for Teeth Replacements?

Published: June 10, 2019

Have you lost teeth recently? If so, you probably already know it’s important to choose your replacement option quickly if you want to avoid unintended side-effects from having gaps in your jawline. Considering the options used to require a bit more work, but today dental professionals are almost united in their recommendation of dental implants […]

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