Category: Periodontal Disease

How Gum Disease Impacts Your Smile

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Periodontal disease can occur in adulthood, and in fact half of those 30 and older suffer from some stage of the disease. Without treatment to manage this widespread concern, you risk the loss of your natural teeth. But what causes the disease, and how can you protect your smile? In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego,… Read more »

Advanced Imaging And Gum Disease Diagnoses

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There are different ways to take on gum disease, which can help ensure that your condition is properly managed. Before treatment begins, it is important that you undergo a thorough evaluation. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal office, we provide reviews that make use of advanced imaging technology so that we can provide accurate diagnoses… Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Helps You Fight Gum Disease

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We often talk about dental cleanings, scaling and root planings, and other preview treatments to keep gum disease away. But did you know that at-home oral hygiene habits also protect your periodontal health? In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about improving oral care and nutrition at home.

How Gum Disease Threatens Your Smile

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Our team offers professional periodontal care to help prevent or manage periodontal disease. Otherwise, this common and widespread concern could lead to unsightly gum recession and a higher risk of tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about how gum disease threatens your smile.

The Dangers of Periodontal Disease

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What do you know about periodontal disease? A common disease that impacts millions, especially those ages 30 and older, gum disease could lead to uncomfortable symptoms and even the risk of adult tooth loss. In today’s blog, your San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about the risks of the disease, as well as preventive options and… Read more »

Linking Tooth Loss And Periodontal Disease

How often are tooth loss and gum disease linked together? Poor periodontal health is actually the leading reason why adults lose teeth. As damage from an infection worsens, tissue destruction leaves them without the support they need to maintain their complete smile, and so teeth are either extracted by necessity or lost on their own…. Read more »

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 »

Are You Overlooking The Threat Of Gum Disease?

If you fail to take problems with gum disease seriously, long-term consequences can impact your smile and your general health in ways that can surprise you. Did you know that poorly managed periodontal problems make you vulnerable to general health changes? Are you aware that complications from gum disease leads all other causes of tooth… Read more »

Smart Home Care To Protect Your Gums

If you have problems with advanced gum disease, a visit with a periodontist can be a valuable part of a larger plan to restore your overall oral health. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can provide important in-office services that are able to control significant infections and address tissue damage. We can also… Read more »

Planning Your Personalized Periodontal Care

Your periodontal health can ultimately impact your ability to preserve your full smile, and it can be more influential than you expect in regards to your general well-being. What this means is that if you have a history of problems with your gums, you should take their condition seriously. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice… Read more »