Addressing The Harm Of Periodontal Disease

How will you fight to protect your oral and overall health when you have issues with periodontal disease? A problem with your gums can have more consequences for you than you realize. When not caught and treated in time, gingivitis can turn into a more serious infection that threatens you with tooth loss and problems for your general well-being. To make sure the matter is managed and your smile is preserved, you can meet with a specialist to discuss treatment options. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is prepared to work with you on addressing more severe infections. When called for, we can use advanced laser technology to address bacteria and unhealthy tissues. We can also explore recovery through more holistic approaches that rely on oxygen, as well as platelet-rich plasma to encourage healing. (more…)

Responding To Periodontal Tissue Damage

The harm done by periodontal disease should not be ignored or overlooked. Trouble with your gums raises your risk for tooth loss, and improperly managed infections can lead to complications that impact your general well-being as well as your oral health. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we are here to help patients who start to experience the effect of an advanced infection. One issue that we can address is the destruction of gum tissues due to an infection. To help you recover, we can provide platelet-rich plasma therapy, or PRP therapy. This is a treatment that uses your body’s natural healing process to stimulate growth and recovery, making this a more holistic means of addressing problems. (more…)

Recognizing The Impact Of Periodontal Disease

When you overlook the potential threat of periodontal disease, you can leave yourself at risk for potentially serious complications. Poor gum health can have severe consequences, including tooth loss and even problems with your general well-being. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, Dr. Kania provides different services that help control problems with poor gum health, even when the more serious effects of periodontal disease need to be managed. We can provide a detailed diagnostic review to let you know how this condition has affected you, and from there we can discuss treatment options to provide positive changes. When a problem is caught in time, we can discuss preventive measures to keep an infection from worsening. (more…)

Patient-Friendly Care For Periodontal Disease

The unfortunate reality of periodontal disease is that it can create persistent problems for you. In time, you can lose teeth as tissues that support them are destroyed. You can also have a more difficult time managing your overall health. The good news is that with the right support, problems can be managed and controlled, so that you are protected against these potentially severe consequences. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal office is prepared to help you by offering patient-friendly approaches to periodontal care. With the right procedure and the right tools, we can provide less invasive treatment that provides shorter and easier recovery periods. (more…)

Bad Habits That Can Lead To Gum Disease

When you think about your long-term health, you should think about how you can take great care of your gums. You can be surprised at just how serious a problem with periodontal disease can become. When an infection is not caught in time, you become vulnerable to tooth loss, and you run the risk of general health complications when bacteria travel through your bloodstream and create problems. If you need help managing your condition, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontist can help! In addition to providing in-office support, we can provide guidance on how you can take better care of your gums at home. (more…)

Dental Anxiety And Periodontal Services

What stands between patients and important oral health treatments? In some cases, anxiety proves to be a difficult barrier to cross. Those who feel uneasy about the idea of dental work can put off or completely avoid treatment even when they are aware that something is wrong. For patients affected by periodontal disease, this can lead to complications for your general health, and it can lead to issues like tooth loss! Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help by offering dental sedation. This can help you feel relaxed during a procedure to address bacteria and tissue damage. (more…)

Including Perio Protect In Your Routine

How good is your daily routine at protecting your smile from the threat of gum disease? If you are not keeping up with smart oral hygiene efforts, you can find it more difficult to protect yourself against potentially serious periodontal problems. For those patients who benefit from a better approach to preventive care, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontist can provide Perio Protect. With this added level of support, you can directly fight bacteria that threaten your gums. In addition to providing this assistance, we can offer important feedback about your periodontal health and a range of services, including preventive treatments. (more…)

When Your Gum Line Recedes

If your gum line is receding, you can find it hard to feel great about how you look when you smile. This is because a problem with your periodontal tissues can affect the way you look by making teeth seem too long, and by making your smile uneven. Unfortunately, this is not just something that can hurt your appearance, as you can have cosmetic problems as well as more trouble for your general health! Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can provide support through a conservative gum grafting treatment that does not require suturing. (more…)

Periodontal Disease And Tooth Loss

Whether you have issues with gingivitis or already have more serious problems with periodontal disease, you should be aware of the link between poor gum health and tooth loss. Complications from gum disease lead all other issues when it comes to losing teeth as an adult. Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontist is ready to help you deal with this issue. We offer treatments that address the issues caused by poor periodontal health. Our practice can also provide options for treatment through implant dentistry in order to help those who have already lost teeth.
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Using Oxygen To Fight Periodontal Bacteria

As bacteria start to accumulate on the roots of our teeth, the negative effect on periodontal health can be difficult to ignore. Over time, these microbes can lead to serious issues with periodontal disease, something that can cause an increased risk for tooth loss as well as problems with your general health. While it can be difficult to effectively manage a serious infection, the right services can make preserving your smile and well-being easier. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can review your different options for treatment. They include services like ozone therapy, which can help you fight harmful microbes without hurting healthy bacteria that reside in our mouths. (more…)