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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Prompt Gum Disease Treatment Makes a Difference

Published: May 29, 2019

Even if you have only seen one or two of the warning signs, it’s a good idea to follow up with a periodontist to avoid developing further complications. Many patients don’t realize it,but gum disease is a process and not a single incidence of illness. That means as soon as you notice things like tender […]

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3 Rewards of Getting Dental Implants

Published: April 8, 2019

People lose teeth from decay, trauma or gum disease. You never want to ignore this problem because over time, you may experience problems eating, jawbone loss, joint issues and shifting teeth. What started as one missing tooth can quickly lead to you losing most of your teeth. This is why you need to seek out […]

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3 Dangers of Living With Gum Disease

Published: February 25, 2019

Your Shoreline periodontist in Norwich, CT, probably often advises you to brush and floss your teeth twice a day to stave off gum disease. While it seems harmless at a glance, gum disease, also sometimes known as periodontitis, affects about half of the adult population in the U.S. Seeing your periodontist regularly is important to […]

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