Could a Gingivectomy Boost Your Smile?

When you smile, do you see a lot of your gums? Does it seem like you have rather short teeth? If you answered either of these questions with a yes, the good news is that you are not alone. We may be able to help you with a cosmetic surgery, called a gingivectomy, which could… Read more »

Untreated Gum Disease Can Lead to the Loss of Multiple Teeth

If you frequently struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene routine a significant amount of bacterial matter can start to accumulate in your mouth. Over time plaque and residual food particles can start to harden into tartar near the gumline. As it continues to build up the persistent bacterial presence can increase your chances of… Read more »

Gum Disease: The Treatments Available

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can severely harm and damage your smile. If you’re a victim of gum disease, it’s very important to treat it quickly. If you fail to do so, the disease can worsen, spread and compromise your oral health. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can… Read more »

The Benefits of a Dental Cleaning and Checkups

Do you ever wonder why Dr. , recommends visiting our office for a dental cleaning every six months? Well, it’s because these prophylaxis teeth cleanings are very important. They can help you, your smile and your oral health in many ways. In fact, there are many benefits to dental these professional dental cleanings and exams. Our… Read more »

Consistent Flossing Is an Essential Element of Gum Disease Prevention

You need to brush your teeth every morning and night while also making sure to thoroughly floss at least once per day. This consistent daily routine is intended to remove plaque buildup, and lingering food particles before they can foster oral health problems. If bacterial deposits are not removed by your daily routine they could… Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About Gum Disease Here

Are you someone who has questions about gum disease? If so, you’re not alone. Gum disease is a very complex dental issue, so many people have questions about it. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you find the answers you need because the more you know about gum disease, the better. To help… Read more »

Treatment Options for The Early and Advanced Stages of Periodontitis

Periodontitis is a serious and dangerous dental issue that develops when plaque and tartar aren’t removed from your teeth and gumline regularly. Typically, this is caused by poor oral hygiene and failure to attend your six-month checkups. This disease is very dangerous for the smile and oral health and it’s important to get it treated… Read more »

Treating Gum Disease: What Are My Options?

For those struggling with gum disease, the problem isn’t just your oral health but your heart and lungs, which are also susceptible to impact from the disease. Gum disease at the earliest stage can mean inflamed gums while at the advanced stage results in infection which destroys supportive gum tissue, bone, and ultimately, experiencing tooth… Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Bruxism

Have you ever heard of bruxism and are you aware of the damages it can do to your oral health? Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, occurs when you grind and cut your teeth as you sleep. Numerous ailments are associated with this because you can wear down your tooth enamel and slowly damage your… Read more »

Lost Teeth and Gum Disease

You may have seen a picture of gum disease where a patient lost all of their teeth or where many of the teeth are missing or severely rotted. The positive news is that this isn’t always the case with gum disease, and that if you’re vigilant, you can reverse the effects of the early stages… Read more »