Category: Restorative Dentistry

Save Your Teeth From Gum Disease

Gum disease is a nasty oral health issue. It can cause your gums to recede, infect your teeth’s root structure, and even eat away at your jaw bone. Symptoms of gum disease include inflamed gum tissue that bleeds easily when you floss or brush, a receding gum line, and increased sensitivity of your teeth. It’s… Read more »

Don’t Wait Out Oral Pain

Every now and then, we tend to feel like we can just power through certain issues we’re dealing with, even when you don’t know exactly what the problem is. You might have a pain or ache that is nagging at you, but you think it could go away if you just wait it out. It’s… Read more »

Gum Grafting

Has your dentist told you that you have receding gums? Are those teeth that he or she pointed out particularly sensitive? Receding gums affect just under 15 percent of adults and can be due to a number of issues. The process of gum grafting, also called periodontal plastic surgery, can help eliminate symptoms associated with… Read more »

Why Receding Gums Are A Problem

Are you experiencing gum recession? It is more likely to become an issue as you age, but there are several reasons you may experience it even in your 40s. For instance, smoking and using tobacco products plays havoc on your teeth and gums, over brushing/brushing too aggressively, age, crooked teeth, and periodontal disease all can… Read more »

Can You Grow Up With Missing Teeth?

Home oral hygiene practices along with biannual dental visits are all in effort to keep your teeth healthy, and to prevent tooth loss. If you stopped brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once a day to remove harmful oral bacteria, plaque, and tartar, it would lead to tooth decay, gingivitis, periodontitis, and eventual tooth loss…. 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 »

Dental Implants And Your Oral Health Rehabilitation

What is the role a dental implant can play in the process of restoring your overall oral health? If part of your issues include tooth loss, a dental implant can be vital to your needs. An implant is counted on to act as a sort of replacement root. One implant can be used to replace… Read more »