When you think of oral care, many people only think of their teeth. While keeping your teeth free of decay and other concerns is important, don’t forget your gums. Keeping them free of periodontal disease can help protect your smile from uncomfortable symptoms, as well as adult tooth loss. How do you improve and maintain gum health?
The oral-systemic connection, which describes the connection between your oral health and your body’s wellbeing, has been the subject of myriad research across the world. However, the fact that the condition of your heart health can affect your dental treatment is not a new revelation, and has in fact been recognized by dental professionals for decades.
If you’ve recently undergone surgery or are suffering from a heart condition, then you may not be eligible for some invasive dental procedures and an alternative treatment or procedure may have to be chosen. Today, we explain a few common heart health issues that can affect the course of your periodontal treatment, and the considerations that must be taken. (more…)
Without treatment gum disease poses a serious risk to your oral health. In addition to a myriad of uncomfortable symptoms, you can also increase your risk of adult tooth loss. Fortunately, we offer a number of treatment options, including an advanced option that uses dental lasers. Do you have questions about laser periodontal treatment?
Often, people overlook the early signs of gingivitis or gum disease. By ignoring the early symptoms, the disease can progress beyond the stage where it can be reversed and instead must be managed. When do you need treatment? How do you recognize the early warning signs? With a preventive approach to oral health, we can help safeguard your smile against periodontal disease.
Millions of people experience varying stages of this disease. Without treatment, gum disease poses a risk to the health and stability of your smile. Do you have gum disease? How do you recognize the warning signs? By understanding the warning signs of the issue you can seek treatment before more uncomfortable warning signs develop.
Why do we need diagnostic imaging? Before you can receive treatment for your oral health issues, you need an accurate diagnosis. Our team will need to look at your jaw and gums for signs of possible problems, including periodontal disease. To ensure an accurate diagnosis, the doctor will employ diagnostic imaging.
Millions of people in the United States suffer from a serious oral health concern known as periodontal disease. Without treatment, this disease can lead to the onset of adult tooth loss and other uncomfortable complications. We can help address the issue with a unique treatment option. Do you need a pinhole gum graft?