Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Reflect a Beautiful Smile When you smile in the mirror, are you reflecting pearly white teeth?  Since first impressions are everything, make it memorable with a winning smile.  A dazzling “Hollywood smile” will boost your confidence to be successful in job interviews, meeting new people, or feeling confident when smiling.     Periodontal plastic surgery can help you “knock the socks off” of anyone by improving your smile. Cosmetic surgery has become a popular trend since Americans are [...]

Periodontal Plastic Surgery2018-06-08T22:26:11+00:00

What is Scaling and Root Planing?

What is Scaling and Root Planing? Has your periodontist or dentist recommended scaling and root planing (SRP) to you?  If so, do you wonder exactly what this procedure will accomplish? SRP is a non-surgical treatment usually recommended to most periodontal patients as the first mode of treatment. It is a careful cleaning of the root surfaces below the gum line to remove plaque, toxins and tartar from the root surfaces of the teeth. This procedure is [...]

What is Scaling and Root Planing?2018-06-08T22:26:40+00:00

Who is a Periodontist?

Have you been told that you may have periodontal disease and need to see a periodontist?  If you have, you probably thought, “What is periodontal disease and why do I need to see a periodontist to have it treated?” The word “periodontal” refers to the gum tissue and bone around the tooth. Periodontal diseases, also known as gum disease, is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Left untreated, periodontal [...]

Who is a Periodontist?2018-06-08T22:27:07+00:00


For teeth and health: Super floss to the rescue What’s 18 inches long, costs only $7 a year, is strong enough to have freed prisoners from their cells, yet submissive enough to wrap around your little finger? Give up? The dental floss you should be using every day. However, according to a survey by the American Dental Association (ADA), only about 49 percent of the U.S. population reports using this white wound wonder as often as [...]


Brush and Floss for Healthy Gums

One of the easiest ways to help prevent gum disease is to brush and floss every day, so therefore it is very important to know the correct way to take care of your teeth and gums. It does not matter if you brush first or floss first, as long as you do both (twice a day!).   Equipment The most commonly used toothbrush is the manual toothbrush. Another option is the electric toothbrush, which uses electrical [...]

Brush and Floss for Healthy Gums2018-06-08T22:28:14+00:00

Oral Hygiene

Choosing the Right Tools for Your Teeth and Gums The best way to prevent periodontal diseases and keep your teeth for a lifetime is through brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits that include a periodontal evaluation. However, with so many products filling up the oral hygiene aisle, it is hard to know which option is right for you. A common option is the manual toothbrush; a small brush with a long handle that is used to [...]

Oral Hygiene2018-06-08T22:28:45+00:00

Your Gums and Your Smile

A smile is one of the most universally recognizable expressions. Smiling can demonstrate a person’s happiness, confidence, attractiveness, sociability, and sincerity. However, the effects of gum disease or other oral tissue disorders cannot only be dangerous to your health and well-being, but can also have the potential to ruin your smile. Luckily, periodontists are the experts in treating the tissues around the teeth. They have the know-how to treat the effects of gum disease or other [...]

Your Gums and Your Smile2018-06-08T22:29:11+00:00
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