Category: Periodontal Disease

When To Seek Periodontal Care

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Periodontal disease impacts half of adults ages 30 and older, according to studies from The Centers for Disease Control. Which means you need to recognize the warning signs, so you can avoid painful symptoms and tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about treating periodontal disease.

Conservative Gum Grafts With PST®

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Typically, completing a gum graft to correct gum recession means taking tissue from other parts of your mouth. But what if we could offer a conservative option that doesn’t require this step? In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about conservative gum grafts with the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST)®, which allow us to… Read more »

How Good Oral Hygiene Fights Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease can lead to painful symptoms, and in severe cases, even the loss of your teeth. Which is why we recommend treatment to manage it and to treat cases that could threaten your smile. But you can also help protect your smile from the disease! In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks… Read more »

The Dangers Of Periodontal Disease

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Studies from the Centers for Disease Control reveal that half of adults ages 30 and older suffer from some stage of periodontal disease. Without treatment, the presence of this disease could eventually lead to discomfort and even missing teeth. In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talk about the dangers of gum disease and… Read more »

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 »

Your Gums Play A Pivotal Role In Your Oral Health

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If you have started to notice a change in your gumline, it is a good sign that you should meet with a trusted dental provider to determine your next steps. This could be an indication that you have started to develop a condition known as periodontal disease, where your gum tissue becomes at risk due… Read more »

How Periodontal Disease Causes Tooth Loss

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When we think about the impact of gum disease, we may picture teeth that appear longer, sore and red gums, and bleeding in the gingival tissues. But if you don’t seek treatment, then the advanced stage of the disease could develop, which is connected to tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist… Read more »

Restoring Gums With The PST™ Method

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When you have an advanced case of periodontal disease, then your gums could begin to recede. The recession not only changes the appearance of your smile, but also impacts overall health and stability. Fortunately, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist can offer treatment with laser dentistry using the Pinhole Surgical Technique system.

Fight Gum Disease With Better Hygiene

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Periodontal disease can impact half of adults over the age of 30, according to studies from the Centers for Disease Control. But often, good oral hygiene and a healthy diet could strengthen your smile and reduce your risk. In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about fighting gum disease with better hygiene habits.

Exploring Prevention For Gum Disease

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By taking action to prevent gum infections, you can maintain your healthy tissue and stop the primary cause of tooth loss. You can reverse a case of gingivitis in its first stage, so taking steps to keep your gums healthy is key to your overall oral health. Explore your options for preventive treatment by speaking… Read more »