Periodontics

October 14, 2018

Crown Lengthening Procedure

A crown lengthening procedure is designed to reshape the gums at the base of the desired tooth. Its purpose is to expose additional tooth surface and […]
August 15, 2016

Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Health

Periodontal disease (“peri” – “around;” “odont” – “tooth”) results in the destruction of the gums, bone and periodontal ligaments. Everyone has different levels of different bacteria […]
August 3, 2015

Why is Crown Lengthening Necessary?

Why is crown lengthening necessary? Do you have a cavity, or are you getting a crown and wondering why you need a surgical procedure? Here are […]
November 23, 2014

Osseous Surgery

Osseous surgery is a fairly straight-forward periodontal procedure that isn’t overly invasive. Osseous surgery is the final step in treating periodontal disease, and is performed by […]
October 9, 2014

What is Periodontal Maintenance?

What is periodontal maintenance, and how is it any different than the regular cleaning you’ve been having done most of your life? Well, a “regular cleaning,” […]
November 14, 2012

Teeth in One Day AKA All-on-Four Dental Implants

An extraordinary procedure has been developed that permits the placement of four dental implants and a fixed bridge in the patient’s mouth in as little as […]
May 1, 2012

Recurring Swollen Gums? Here’s What to Do

Periodontal (gum) infections can be quite painful, but more importantly, they can be signs of larger problems to come. If you are experiencing recurrent swellings on […]
May 1, 2012

Understanding Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, affects over 90% of Americans each year, and the reality is that you will most likely experience some form […]

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