Category: Restorative Dentistry

What Can Be Done About My Receding Gums?

If you have noticed a change in the appearance of your teeth, especially if they look a bit longer, it could be because of your gums. Receding gums can be caused by a number of reasons ranging from brushing your teeth with too much pressure to grinding your teeth to gum disease. Once the gum tissue has… Read more »

Creating A Plan For Full Mouth Rehabilitation

When restoring your smile’s health means undergoing several treatments, a full mouth rehabilitation may be necessary. Essentially, creating a plan for a full mouth rehabilitation means understanding what procedures your mouth needs, and scheduling for a series of visits where you can receive the work needed to get your smile rehabilitated. A full smile rehabilitation can… Read more »

How Do You Place A Single Tooth Implant?

In the past, losing a single tooth meant receiving a dental bridge. While effective, a dental bridge has its downsides, such as the need to replace it every 10 to 15 years. Fortunately, we can offer an alternative with dental implants, which can provide natural looking and long-lasting tooth replacement. What does receiving one involve?… Read more »

Periodontal Disease Tolls On Your Appearance

Periodontal disease can have detrimental effects not only on your oral health, but on your overall health, as well. Gum disease can also have some very negative effects on the appearance of your smile. Dealing with gum disease not only decreases your risk of the negative health impacts, but it can also improve the look… Read more »

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 »