Bringing Up Gum Disease With A Periodontal Specialist

While your dentist can provide important updates about both your dental and periodontal health, you may want to seek out a second opinion to discuss the matter of gum disease. A periodontal specialist can provide further insights into what a serious infection can do to your smile, and to your overall well-being. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can offer important information during a second opinion visit. Of course, we are here to provide more than just an evaluation – we provide a range of modern services that can help you manage your periodontal health, too! While periodontal disease can be a serious oral health issue, the right services can help you effectively manage the threat, and preserve your smile. (more…)

Protecting Your Periodontal Health At Home

At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we are ready to help patients who are trying to fight the effects of periodontal disease, in addition to those who want to prevent an infection of their gums from becoming more serious. We provide care that is modern and patient-friendly, with the goal of delivering meaningful oral health support in a comfortable atmosphere. With that said, we also understand the importance that daily care can play in protection a person’s smile. We can offer tips to help you better maintain your periodontal health. For those who are trying to actively fight periodontal bacteria, we can offer Perio Protect to assist in their efforts between appointments. (more…)

Take Part In The Surfing Madonna Beach Run/Walk!

On Saturday, October 26, running enthusiasts can head to Moonlight Beach in Encinitas for the Surfing Madonna Beach Run/Walk! Participants can choose between a 5K, 10K, and 15K race to join in this year’s contest. This afternoon run can take you around some of the beautiful beaches in the area, and introduce you to other people in your area, as well as those who travel to take part. Running can be good for your heart, and so can protecting your gums! One of the many negative consequences of untreated periodontal disease is an increased risk for heart disease. If you are trying to prevent an infection from worsening, or if you have existing issues with periodontal disease, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help. (more…)

Protect Your Smile With Supportive Periodontal Maintenance

If you are affected by periodontal disease, ongoing support can help you avoid some of the most frustrating effects of your condition. If the problem is not properly managed, you can suffer damage to the tissues that support your teeth. Because of this, you can feel teeth become loose, or find out that you need them extracted. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can provide ongoing supportive periodontal maintenance to help you avoid issues with attachment loss. These sessions, which can take the place of regular dental cleanings, can be an important part of your larger effort to fight your troubles with periodontal disease. (more…)

We Offer Patient-Friendly Gum Grafting Procedures

It can be frustrating to see the changes that receding gums can have on your smile. Your teeth may look overly long, and may even appear less healthy. Unfortunately, this recession can actually expose portions of teeth that tend to be more sensitive, and less capable of resisting the dental decay that leads to cavities. As part of our overall commitment to helping Encinitas/San Diego, CA residents maintain healthy and attractive gums, our practice does offer gum grafting treatments. In fact, we use a special Pinhole Surgical Technique to make the process scalpel-free, and less involved. You can recover from the treatment in less time, and avoid a need for sutures or surgical cuts. This can help restore your smile, and it can be an important step in helping you address the affects of periodontal disease. (more…)

Celebrate Oktoberfest In Encinitas September 29!

On Sunday, September 29, you can take part in the fun of Oktoberfest in Encinitas! This special event will feature an assortment of great German foods, drinks, and lively activities. You can explore the street fair set up for the event, or listen to live music. There will also be a fun family zone that your kids can enjoy! This is the twenty-fourth annual Oktoberfest event held by the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce, and it welcomes people to join in the fun for FREE! Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is excited to see fun events taking place in our community. We want to remind you that we are ready to help you if you are concerned about the potential effect that periodontal disease is having on your oral health, as we offer a range of modern treatments for poor gum health. (more…)

We Can Take On Periodontal Troubles With WaterLase Treatment

At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we provide modern techniques to help our patients fight periodontal disease. These treatments can offer important protection for your smile when you are dealing with an infection of your gum tissues. Without proper treatment, you can find that your general health can be more difficult to manage, you can suffer from tooth loss, and your risk for heart disease can increase! We can help you fight bacteria beneath your gums, maintain a healthy smile, and deal with infected or damaged periodontal tissues. We use laser-based treatments to remove unhealthy gums, including treatments with our WaterLase laser. By using lasers to take care of your smile, you can enjoy a faster healing time, and more accurate work! (more…)

Learn More About Gum Disease By Visiting Your Periodontist

While your local dentist can provide important oral health services, you can benefit from input provided by a periodontal expert if you are concerned about gum disease. Did you know that complications from periodontal disease can actually lead to tooth loss, or that the health of your gums can be an influence on your risk for heart disease? At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, you can learn more about what untreated gum disease can do to your general health, and your smile. Fortunately, we can also work with you on treatments that help you manage your periodontal health, and avoid worrying problems! (more…)

Check Out The Adams Avenue Street Fair Sept 21-22!

On Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, families in and around San Diego can enjoy live music, refreshments, and more during the Adams Avenue Street Fair! For two days, Adams Avenue will be transformed into a hotspot where music lovers can see ninety musical acts playing on six different stages. You can also check out special beer tastings, check out fun carnival rides, enjoy delicious fair food, and interact with art vendors! A weekend festival can be a great opportunity to step away from many daily responsibilities. With that said, you should always pay attention to the needs of your smile, especially when something seems wrong. If you notice symptoms of gum disease affecting you, talk to your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal specialist, Dr. Kania, about your concerns! (more…)

Will My Issues With Gum Disease Cause Me To Lose Teeth?

Tooth loss is certainly something you can avoid in your life, but you need to make an effort to maintain good oral health if you want to preserve your smile. You also need to be especially mindful of your periodontal health – you might be surprised to learn that gum disease is actually the leading cause for tooth loss among adults! If you develop periodontal disease, also known as periodontitis, the tissues supporting your teeth can be destroyed over time, and that damage can lead to teeth becoming loose, or being lost! Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontist is ready to protect your smile by helping you fight the effects of gum disease. Our practice can also help you regain your smile by providing dental implants. (more…)