How to Prevent Gum Disease From Stealing Your Smile

The holiday festivities have begun and so has the inundation of delicious meals and sweets we find ourselves surrounded with. Even so, it’s important to remember our oral health this holiday season and take care of our teeth and gums despite the distractions!  Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, can destroy your gums and… Read more »

Periodontitis Is a Severe form of Gum Disease that Could Threaten Your Oral Health

Gum disease is the serious inflammation and infection of gum tissues, which affects millions of Americans each year. The American Dental Association estimates that nearly half of the population over age 30 has some degree of gum disease. Even more disconcerting is the report by the Centers for Disease Control estimating that 64 percent of… Read more »

Gums Bleeding? We Can Help!

You probably know that you could have to deal with gum disease if you don’t care for your teeth well. However, did you know that even if you do practice great oral hygiene, you could still need to face this issue? Gum disease can be caused by a number of issues, including illnesses and genetics…. Read more »

Important Insights on the Prevention and Treatment of Gum Disease

When an inconsistent or inadequate daily oral hygiene routine fails to remove plaque and residual food particles from your teeth, they can form into hardened tartar. This is a bacteria-rich substance. Its presence at the gumline can greatly increase your chances of developing gum disease. Gum disease in , , has different degrees of severity…. Read more »

Gingivectomy for Form and Function

A Gingivectomy, also known as crown lengthening, is a fairly simple treatment that can be used to treat a number of problems our patients face. Crown lengthening reshapes the gumline to add length to the teeth to treat a few different issues. Gingivitis is often a reason to get a gingivectomy. Advanced gum disease inflames… Read more »

Effective Flossing Promotes Good Oral Health and Prevents Gum Disease

Dr. and our dental team all recommend that you brush and floss your teeth twice a day to prevent oral diseases such as gum disease. Flossing immediately after brushing is the most effective way to clean between teeth. If plaque and residual food particles are not removed daily, they could harden into tartar at the… Read more »

Do you Have Gum Disease? We Can Help!

What do you know about gum disease? Do you know what you can do to prevent the problem, or what could cause your gum disease? Similarly, have you heard that there are actually three stages of gum disease? Finally, do you know which of these stages can be reversed, or what you can do to… Read more »

What Can You Do to Prevent Bleeding Gums?

At Fox River Periodontics, PC located in Geneva Illinois, Dr. Kamy Noruzi and our team want you to know how important oral care is for your gum health. Because your gums support your pearly whites, you will want to keep them in tip-top shape! Following are some things you can do to prevent bleeding gums: –… Read more »

Your Guide to Dental Implants

If you’re missing teeth, you may not see it as that big of a deal. Sure, it might affect the way you look in pictures, but that’s it right? The opposite is in fact true. Missing teeth can cause serious health issues, change the way your face looks, cause bone loss, and even invite infection… Read more »

Understanding the Dangers Posed by Periodontitis

It’s estimated by the American Dental Association that 47% of adults over 30 years of age, have some degree of gum disease. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control also report that 64% of people over age 65 have moderate to severe gum disease. Hardened tartar at the gum line is the primary cause of gum… Read more »