Month: June 2016

What Are Periodontal Pockets?

You may not be familiar with the term “periodontal pockets,” but it could be affecting your oral health. Periodontitis (an advanced stage of gum disease) can erode the tissue around the base of your teeth. This damage can accumulate to the point that “pockets” are formed around the base of teeth; bacteria can accumulate in… Read more »

Quiz: Your Periodontist’s Role In Fighting Tooth Loss

As it pertains to tooth loss, your dentist is not your only ally in the fight to prevent it. Because gum disease is most likely to be the reason for tooth loss, the work done by your periodontist to fight gum disease can be crucial to preserving your smile. There are procedures that can help… Read more »

See The Buffalo Springs Lake Fireworks Extravaganza July 3

You can start your 4th Of July a night early by checking out the fireworks display being held at Buffalo Springs Lake. On the evening of July 3, the Fireworks Extravaganza will put together a memorable show that the whole family can enjoy. While the fireworks are set to start at 9:30 pm, families are… Read more »

How Do I Defend Against Gum Disease?

How do you prevent gum disease? The best method for prevention is good oral care. Just as regularly brushing and flossing your teeth can protect you against cavities, it can also eliminate the buildup of bacteria that causes a periodontal infection. When you neglect your oral health, bacteria can accumulate, and start to make their… Read more »

The Role A Dental Implant Can Play In Orthodontic Work

A dental implant’s typical purpose is holding a replacement tooth securely in position. However, an implant can also play a part in orthodontic work. Not every orthodontic adjustment is straightforward, as certain patients will have problems that need more advanced solutions. Your periodontist can assist with your orthodontic work, so that it is less complicated,… Read more »

Quiz: Receiving A Dental Implant

If you are looking to replace a missing tooth, you likely have questions about how to best go about this. When you support a replacement tooth with a dental implant, you can combine a stable hold with support for the health of your jaw. An implant will not interfere with surrounding teeth. In fact, the… Read more »

Enjoy The 4th Of July Picnic On The Park At Mackenzie Park

You can spend the day with your family at Mackenzie Park this 4th Of July, and enjoy a full lineup of fun. As part of the 4th On Broadway celebrations, the park will play host to the 4th Of July Picnic On The Park. There will be a variety of exciting activities to participate in,… Read more »