Category: Prevention

3 Habits To Change If You Want To Take Better Care Of Your Gums

What can you do to make sure you keep your full, healthy smile intact? If you want to protect your teeth, you need to take your periodontal health seriously. After all, gum disease is the leading reason people lose teeth as adults. While our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can offer effective modern solutions for… Read more »

When Is Supportive Periodontal Maintenance Appropriate?

Typically, people should plan semiannual general dental exams that include a professional teeth cleaning. This cleaning, sometimes referred to as a dental prophylaxis, may not be the best approach to caring for your smile if you have problems with periodontal disease. An advanced infection of your gums can make them vulnerable to harm, and may… Read more »

Using Tobacco Products Can Affect Your Periodontal Health

There are several problems that tobacco use can cause for your smile and oral health. The cosmetic effect of cigarettes and other products can be hard to ignore as they stain your enamel, and hurt your smile. You also increase you risk for oral cancer by using tobacco! At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice,… Read 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… Read 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… Read more »

Enjoy Better At-Home Periodontal Care With Perio Protect

At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA dental practice, we are committed to helping patients manage the health of their gums. If you are already dealing with periodontal disease, or if you start to show signs of gingivitis, we can work with you to restore or manage your condition. What you should know is that addition to… Read more »

Preventing Serious Issues With Periodontal Disease

It is important to deal with the effects that gum disease can cause you to experience, but you should know that professional periodontal care can benefit you even before the problem has become severe. While our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is prepared to help those patients who are struggling with the effects of periodontal… Read more »

Taking Steps To Fight The Progression Of Gum Disease

It is important to put up a fight against periodontal disease, even when a person’s condition has progressed to the point where harmful bacteria are causing worrying damage to their gums, and the tissues supporting teeth. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we employ modern treatments that help individuals better manage their periodontal health…. Read more »

How to Remove the Oral Bacteria that Cause Gum Disease

Because everyone’s oral health is unique, your specific risks for things like periodontal (gum) disease may be different than others. However, the main cause of the disease itself is the excessive buildup of harmful oral bacteria underneath your gums. Therefore, preventing or treating gum disease at our Encinitas/San Diego periodontal office typically involves eliminating the… Read more »

Does Controlling Plaque Really Prevent Gum Disease?

When it comes to preventing gum disease (as well as several other common oral health issues), preventing plaque buildup on your teeth and gums is essential. That’s because the bacteria that produce and hide within dental plaque are the main causes behind such oral health issues, especially when they’re allowed to accumulate excessively. While you… Read more »