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Fighting Bacteria Through Scaling And Root Planing

Does a problem with gum disease concern you? If you have a consistent hygiene routine and attend regular dental checkups, you can enjoy important protection against this issue. However, if you are not taking the right actions to prevent problems with your periodontal health, you should know that an infection can have serious consequences. Once… Read more »

Adding Perio Protect To Your Oral Care

Your oral care routine should provide a strong line of defense against gum disease as well as tooth decay. If you are effectively brushing and flossing, you can remove oral bacteria before they accumulate under the gum line and create problems for you. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can offer in-office care… Read more »

Protection Through Scaling And Root Planing

Every time you brush and floss your teeth, you have the opportunity to protect your gums against an infection. Thorough care is important because you need to reach every part of your smile, including the spaces where your teeth and gum line meet. For patients who are already struggling with periodontal disease, or need to… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions That Can Help You Protect Your Gums

At the start of the new year, many of us will take a moment to both look back and look forward as we determine the right resolutions for 2021. One thing to consider as you start to think about changes you can make is how your actions affect your dental and periodontal health. If you… Read more »

The Two Methods of Successfully Treating Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, which is more commonly known as gum disease, is one of the more complex chronic oral health issues. That’s because the level of damage that it causes depends on the specific stage of disease, and treatment can range from a relatively simple deep cleaning to more involved, ongoing periodontal maintenance. For patients in… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Good Hygiene Matters So Much

Along with attending preventive dental visits at least twice a year, successfully preventing oral and periodontal diseases requires heavily on your own daily efforts at home. If your hygiene routine is lacking, then even the best oral health care may not be able to help you preserve your smile or avoid the need for extensive… Read more »

Are You Flossing Your Teeth Right?

The point of sticking to a good hygiene routine is to control the harmful plaque (a biofilm of oral bacteria) and food particles that collect on your teeth every day. Keeping them under control helps you prevent the issues that they can cause, such as gingivitis (the first stage of destructive periodontal disease). In addition… Read more »

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Why Periodontal Disease Control Matters

When you notice that your gums are bleeding or that your breath seems chronically bad, you might consider the periodontal disease that causes it to be quite a nuisance. However, the truth is that it’s much more than that; periodontal disease is one of the most common chronic dental issues, and the most common cause… Read more »

The Systemic Dangers of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (commonly referred to as gum disease) comes with a host of concerns that go beyond your gum tissues. For instance, along with your jawbone, your gums are responsible for keeping your healthy teeth firmly in place and their roots protected from oral bacteria. When periodontal disease sets in, the effects can include a… Read more »