Gingivectomy Surgery for Advanced Periodontitis

Tartar buildup at the gum line and poor oral hygiene can develop into the advanced form of gum disease known as periodontitis. Without timely resolution the infection and subsequent inflammation can cause your gums to recede from your teeth. This often forms pockets in the gum tissue near the roots of your teeth. This will… Read more »

Advanced Gum Disease May Require Surgery

Chronic issues with gum disease can advance into periodontitis. This infection and inflammation can cause your teeth to recede from your teeth, creating pockets in your gums that can harbor bacteria. The infection can cause loss of material in the bones that anchor your teeth and have an impact on other medical conditions. The most… Read more »

Gum Surgery Options

If you have struggled with gum disease, gingivitis or advanced periodontitis for a prolonged period of time, your dentist might recommend gum surgery. If left untreated, periodontitis can have very serious implications to your oral health and can even lead to tooth loss. In time, the infection in the gums can even cause systemic inflammation,… Read more »

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

You work hard to keep your teeth healthy and bright with your daily brushing and flossing habits, but sometimes life intervenes and you may need to have a tooth or a few teeth, removed. How can this happen? You can be involved in an accident, an injury, or even succumb to advanced tooth decay, where… Read more »

The Process Of A Sinus Augmentation

If you have a weak jaw bone that is unable to support dental implants then we invite you to for a sinus augmentation. Tooth extractions and periodontal disease can cause bone loss to the jaw, but Dr. can restore it with this bone grafting procedure. We will perform the surgery by: Taking X-rays of your… Read more »

The Importance of Mouthwash and Dental Floss

Mouthwash and dental floss are two items that are vital in achieving pristine oral health, but they are often pushed aside. Many people don’t know or understand the importance of mouthwash and dental floss. With so many products to choose from, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and avoid the decision. However, we are here to… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Abscesses

Your teeth have three layers: the enamel, dentin, and pulp. If a bacterial infection appears in your pulp—the soft center layer of your tooth—an abscess could be formed. The abscess itself is a pocket of pus that can appear at the root tip or near the gums. Usually, abscesses are caused by an untreated dental… Read more »

Care for Your Brush with These 4 Toothbrush Tips

After days and nights of brushing and scrubbing, it is very important to take good care of your toothbrush. To have the cleanest and best toothbrush possible, we recommend following the provided toothbrush tips: 1. Clean your toothbrush after each use by rinsing it in warm tap water and washing away the toothpaste and debris…. Read more »

3 Ways Teeth Cleanings Can Provide Dental Success

Dental cleanings are vital if you wish to have a healthy, beautiful, and functional smile. If you are one who avoids your six month checkups, now is the time to get back on track and take better care of your oral cavity. Dentists today strongly recommend attending your dental cleanings every six months for three… Read more »