Category: Gum Recession

Treating Gum Recession With The PST®

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When you suffer from a more pronounced case of periodontal disease, this could cause the gums to recede from the teeth, changing the appearance of your smile and leading to issues with oral health. But our team can address this with a unique and comfortable treatment. In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks… Read more »

When Your Gums Need A Little Help

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Your smile is about more than just your teeth, and without the right care for your entire mouth, your oral health could struggle. If you have started to notice a change in your gumline, it is time to talk to a trusted dental provider about your options in treatment. This could be due to the… Read more »

We Offer Noninvasive Gum Grafts

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When you have receding gums, your teeth could appear long or uneven. To treat this, and to help manage your gum disease, we could offer gum grafts. Using dental lasers and the unique pinhole technology, we can provide a noninvasive option! In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about noninvasive gum grafts.

Receding Gums Can Indicate An Infection

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Certain signs of gum disease are easier to see than others. For instance, bleeding whenever you brush or floss necessitates a quick trip to the dentist. However other effects can progress more gradually. If you notice your gum line traveling over time, it could also be due to an infection. When this happens, let your… Read more »

The Pinhole Gum Graft Alternative

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A gum graft can be used to address receding tissues, improving the health and beauty of your smile, and also fighting periodontal disease. But for a more conservative alternative to traditional gum grafts, we can offer the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST). In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about the PST system.

Saving Your Smile With The PST™ Method

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When you suffer from untreated periodontal disease, this could mean gum tissues eventually pulling at form your teeth. In addition to changes to smile beauty, this could also leave you vulnerable to major complications. To bring relief and transform your smile, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist could offer the PST™ Method.

Periodontal Disease And Gum Recession

Not all effects of periodontal disease can be easily seen. For example, you may not see the effects of tissue damage in the mirror, but the harm to your gums can continue until you find that there is a concern about looseness that makes tooth extraction necessary! It is also difficult to see how bacteria… Read more »

Seeing A Specialist About Receding Gums

Gum recession has different causes. One of those causes has to do with your periodontal health, as tissues can be seriously affected by an infection. The longer you let gum disease go without the proper management, the more likely you are to experience this and other difficulties. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help… Read more »

Effective Care For Receding Gums

If you have a history of trouble with periodontal disease, one lingering problem you have can be with receding tissues. When your gums recede, portions of teeth that are naturally more sensitive are exposed, which means you can experience discomfort when these surfaces are exposed to heat or cold, or even when you enjoy something… Read more »

Our Approach To Gum Graft Treatments

The unwanted effects of gum disease can be hard to ignore, particularly when they affect the way you look. For many who have periodontal problems, changes in the form of gum recession can become prominent and lead to feelings of embarrassment and unease. What you should know is that our Encinitas/San Diego, CA area periodontal… Read more »