Month: June 2012

Encinitas Periodontist Answers Laser Periodontal Therapy FAQs

What is laser periodontal therapy? Laser periodontal therapy is a method used to treat gum disease. Periodontal infections builds up between the teeth and gums, causing separation and creating a space for the bacterial infection to grow. Eventually, continued attachment loss will lead to loose teeth or even tooth loss. To combat periodontitis, our Encinitas… Read more »

Why You Should Visit a Periodontist

Treatment for Gum Disease in Encinitas When it comes to gum disease treatment and diagnosis, a board-certified periodontist has the experience and knowledge necessary to improve your oral health. A periodontist is a dentist that specializes in the treatment of gum tissue, bone support around teeth and gum diseases.  They are experts in saving teeth.  If you have… Read more »

Encinitas Dentist Gives Clues that Suggest You May Have Bruxism

Are you teeth sensitive to temperature? Can you bite into ice cream or drink a hot cup of coffee without cringing? If hot or cold foods hurt your teeth, you may be experiencing symptoms of teeth grinding, bruxism. Here’s how some tooth sensitivity can develop. The center of your tooth, known as the tooth pulp,… Read more »