What Can I Do To Address Gum Line Recession?

There are several signs of poor gum health that you can identify. Some problems with gingivitis lead to temporary concerns that you can address by treating your infection. For example, you can address problems with gums that bleed easily by fighting gingivitis; treatment for this problem can also help if you have tissues that appear swollen or discolored. One problem that can cause more long-term concerns is gum line recession. Tissue recession can be caused by more than just gum disease, but you can be more vulnerable to an infection when that recession occurs. Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontist provides gum grafting treatment that can restore your tissues to their proper space. We rely on a procedure that uses laser technology to make the process less invasive, which means the treatment itself and your recovery can be easier! (more…)

Can Periodontal Problems Impact My General Health?

Is your general health going to be impacted if you develop problems with your periodontal health? If you start to struggle with gingivitis, the right care can stop the infection before it worsens and protect both your gums and overall well-being. Unfortunately, problems with periodontal disease are more difficult to manage, and they can cause you to experience troubles that impact more than just your oral health! Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is ready to help you if you need to manage poor periodontal health. In addition to providing preventive periodontal care, we can fight the effects of your infection with modern services that address bacteria, remove damaged portions of your gums, and encourage healthy tissue growth. (more…)

How Concerned Should I Be Over Symptoms Of Gingivitis?

When gingivitis is addressed, more severe problems with periodontal disease can be avoided. If you want to protect yourself from the consequences of untreated gum disease, you should be ready to identify the symptoms of poor periodontal health. There are several issues that can affect you when you develop an infection. Fortunately, you can fight the problem with a good oral hygiene routine, and by visiting your dentist for a regular checkup. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice provides preventive periodontal services as well, and we can use imaging technology to check if your troubles are still linked to gingivitis, or if it is time to talk about more advanced treatment options. (more…)

How Daily Oral Hygiene Habits Impact Your Periodontal Health

Every day, you have the opportunity to protect yourself against the onset of gingivitis. You should take care to protect your gums as well as your teeth when you brush your teeth and floss. Unfortunately, even when people have routines that they stand by, they can experience difficulties with an infection. If that infection is not addressed in time, it can worsen, and you can require the help of a periodontist to manage periodontal disease. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice offers services that effectively fight the effects of this condition. We also provide guidance to help you avoid problems with periodontal disease. If you are looking for extra protection, you can take home Perio Protect, which contains a custom tray and antimicrobial agents that effectively deal with bacteria. (more…)

3 Issues That Can Make You More Vulnerable To Gum Disease

While everyone should be concerned about gum disease, some people are more likely to have issues with it than others. The quality of your oral hygiene routine certainly matters, but there are other factors, like tobacco use, that can impact your risk for trouble with gingivitis. Preventing difficulties with gum disease is important. If action is not taken in time, your infection will worsen, and you can require help with the effects of periodontal disease. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is ready to help if you are struggling with poor gum health. We can evaluate your gums and determine the severity of your infection with diagnostic imaging technology, then discuss your treatment options. For some, preventive services to fight gingivitis can still be effective, though others can require more advanced help. (more…)

Can Treatment Help You Grow Healthy Gum Tissues?

When periodontal disease becomes a serious concern, it can create several issues that you will have to worry about. One concern is over the destruction of gum tissues. Fortunately, this is something our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help you deal with, as we offer PRP therapy. With platelet-rich plasma, we can encourage healthy and natural growth of tissues in order to respond to the effects of gum disease. This acts as a holistic approach, as it relies on the body’s natural ability to grow healthy tissues. After performing a diagnostic review to see how your infection has affected you, Dr. Kania can determine how this or other procedures might be able to help you. (more…)

3 Reasons To Feel At Ease About Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal problems are not something that should be taken lightly. If you let an infection develop and worsen, it can cause long-term difficulties with your general health and increase your risk for tooth loss! Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is ready to help individuals who are struggling with an advanced infection, and we are also here to help people prevent periodontal problems from worsening. To ensure that everyone in our office remains safe from possible infection, we are following the recommendations of the CDC and ADA to provide a safe setting against coronavirus. If you feel uncomfortable about treatment itself, know that we have advanced technology and dental sedation available to help make your experience more pleasant. (more…)

Addressing Tooth Loss Caused By Gum Disease

There are several consequences people face when they do not deal with gum disease in time. Timely action can prevent gingivitis from worsening and causing long-term difficulties. In fact, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can provide preventive services if you are affected by this infection. If the trouble with your gums has already worsened into periodontal disease, more involved care may be needed to fully restore your smile. One serious consequence of advanced gum disease is tooth loss. Over time, the bacteria that infect your gums destroy the tissues that keep teeth held in place. When too much damage occurs, they can be lost, or they may need to be extracted. In addition to helping people avoid tooth loss, we can start the process of restoring your smile through implant dentistry. (more…)

How Oral Health Affects More than Just Your Teeth

When most people think of a dentist, they think of teeth, but if you look a little further you will see that keeping your teeth in the best possible condition is just one part of what happens at the dentist’s office in San Diego, CA. Along with absolutely necessary preventive care to keep tooth decay at bay are many other oral health benefits provided by a family dentist in Encinitas, CA. We are concerned and involved in all facets of care for your oral structures, and we know that your oral health can affect other body systems. (more…)

How Our Office Safety Measures Keep Periodontal Care Safe

Without treatment, periodontal disease can cause potentially serious problems to occur. One problem concerns tooth loss. Over time, periodontal bacteria will gradually destroy the tissues that support teeth, leaving them without needed support. People affected by periodontal disease can also experience complications with their general health, and can have a harder time managing certain conditions, like diabetes. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is ready to welcome patients and provide important services to fight infections. We have always made patient safety and comfort a priority. In response to the threat of Covid-19, we have implemented new measures to keep our patients and team members safe against potential infection. Because of this, we continue to provide services for diagnosing, preventing, and managing periodontal disease! (more…)