Month: December 2016

Preparing You For A Successful Dental Implant Placement

Securing prosthetic teeth – or even a full dental arch – with dental implants can help you feel as though you have your smile back. When it comes to receiving a dental implant, your initial consultation is crucial. The placement itself requires oral surgery, and your periodontist needs to be prepared. That first appointment allows… Read more »

Functional Benefits Of An Implant-Supported Prosthetic

Why should you have your periodontist place a dental implant to hold your prosthetic? There are unique, important benefits to having support from an implant. This artificial root creates a firm hold on your restoration, which makes it capable of staying in place whenever you bite, chew, or speak. The presence of the implant under… Read more »

Periodontal Treatment During A Full Mouth Rehabilitation

What sort of work will be included in your full mouth rehabilitation? That answer will depend on what issues turn up during your dentist’s evaluation. Some of the problems you are facing may call for a trip to your periodontist. They can help manage advanced gum disease, and tend to the tissue damage periodontal problems… Read more »

Periodontal Pockets Can Hurt More Than Just Hurt Your Smile

When accumulated bacteria at your gum line create problems with your periodontal health, you can start to exhibit signs of gum disease. During this early period, your periodontist can provide a non-surgical periodontal cleaning that eliminates bacteria at – and below – the gum line. However, if you are not provided with treatment in a… Read more »

Quiz: Supporting Replacement Teeth With Dental Implants

Your oral health can enjoy a marked change when you move from unaddressed tooth loss, to enjoying a restoration supported by a dental implant. A dental implant is an innovation that makes life with a prosthetic more like life before tooth loss, as it acts like an artificial tooth root in support of a tooth…. Read more »

Using A Scaling/Root Planing To Stop Gingivitis

If you do nothing about gingivitis, you can find yourself dealing with complications from advanced gum disease. When it is not treated, that early form of infection can develop into periodontitis, and you can start to suffer tissue damage that threatens to take away support for your teeth. Your periodontist can help you eradicate gingivitis… Read more »

Making Time To Talk Dental Implants With Your Periodontist

If you are dealing with the hassles of unaddressed tooth loss, or if you are dissatisfied with the support from your current prosthetic, you could benefit from dental implants. With the support of an implant for your prosthetic, you can have a stable restoration, and important support for your jawbone. The placement process does require… Read more »