Tag: san diego periodontist

How Teeth Feast on Thanksgiving

Many people worry about how the holiday feasts will affect their weight and clothes sizes. However, do you worry about how the dietary overindulgence will affect your dental health? The consequences of irresponsible eating might not be as obvious in your teeth as it can be in your midsection, but they can still be a… Read more »

Does Drinking Green Tea Promote a Healthier Smile?

Of all the things you could do to help boost your oral health, you might not realize that drinking green tea could be one of them. In fact, the many health benefits of green tea have long been touted, even before they were fully and scientifically understood. In the case of your teeth and gums,… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Dental Implants are a Better Choice

When you’ve lost a tooth, or several teeth, your smile loses a vital part of its anatomy. While there are many options for replacing lost teeth, dental implants are the only choice that addresses the loss on a biological level. As a periodontist/Doctor of Medical Sciences, with world-class training from UCSF and Harvard, one of… Read more »

Answers About Tooth Loss and Dental Implants

Losing teeth is a problem that many people face, or will face, and that has longer-lasting consequences than you might realize. In addition to the visual effects, tooth loss leaves a void in your oral structures that influences how the rest of your teeth work. However, since these effects can take years before they become… Read more »

Are Toothaches a Symptom of Periodontal Disease?

Several things can warn you of impending periodontal disease. If your gums are red or swollen, or appear darker in some areas than normal, you might have cause to worry. The more periodontal disease progresses, the more symptoms you’ll exhibit, and in time, it may even cause your teeth to ache (even though it doesn’t… Read more »

Questions About Laser Periodontal Therapy

As a periodontal expert, Dr. Kania’s goal is more than just treating your periodontal issues, but doing so in a way that offers the most comprehensive solutions, with minimal discomfort and inconvenience to you. When it comes to treating mild, moderate, or severe periodontal disease, conservative treatment may involve the use of a soft-tissue laser… Read more »

Make Good Hygiene More Effective

Good hygiene is one of the earliest skills we learn, besides eating. It’s also one of most-consistently important routines we engage in. Yet, the tenets of continuing good hygiene aren’t always fully understood, and you might not realize that what you do throughout the rest of the day could negate the care you give your… Read more »

Is Bad Breath Trying to Tell You Something?

Bad breath can say a lot, and usually, its message isn’t a good one. To eliminate bad breath and the embarrassment that can go with it, you have to understand what’s causing it and address the problem at its root. For some patients, that might mean simply improving their hygiene practices, while for others, it might… Read more »

Missing Teeth? Learn About Dental Implants

Just like losing teeth, replacing teeth isn’t always as simple as it may seem. Besides looking natural, your replacement teeth are also responsible for restoring your teeth’s functions, and must be strong and stable enough to do so. Dental implants, which are small, biocompatible titanium posts, aren’t designed to reinvent the concept of prosthetic dentistry,… Read more »

3 Ways to Help Yourself Prevent Tooth Loss

The search for an ideal way to replace lost teeth is one of dentistry’s oldest endeavors. For instance, dentures were popular long before standards of dental hygiene were suggested. Though losing teeth has always been an issue, that doesn’t mean that humans were meant to lose their teeth as they grow older. The point of… Read more »