Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal Maintenance Periodontal Maintenance, or Periodontal Cleanings, are continued periodontal therapy. Periodontal (Gum & bone) Disease is a chronic problem, much like diabetes, and must be controlled through regular periodontal cleanings (even though you may have had periodontal surgery or non-surgical treatment). The schedule will vary from case to case, but typically periodontal cleanings are […]

Mouth and Body Connection

Oral Health and Systemic Health Dispelling Myths about Gum Disease: The Truth behind Healthy Teeth and Gums The discrepancy between the prevalence of gum disease and the low levels of treatment can likely be blamed on a lack of understanding of the effect periodontal disease can have on overall health. CHICAGO—February 18, 2010—The American Academy […]

Useful Dental Tips for Adults

What dental problems could I face as I grow older? Gum Recession and root decay: Without good care, gums can shrink downwards, exposing the roots of teeth. The exposed area decays easily and develops root caries. This condition may lead to pain and sensitivity. Worn out surfaces The outer surface or enamel of the teeth […]

Useful Dental Tips

The Preventive Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums. Healthy teeth not only enable you to look and feel good, they make it possible to eat and speak properly. Good oral health is important to your overall well-being. Most common dental problems being […]

Useful Tips for Gum Disease

Periodontal Health History Form/Questionnaire (Gum and Bone Health) The bacteria that cause periodontal disease are not confined to the mouth. They are carried throughout the blood stream and have the potential to cause health problems that appear in other parts of the body. Please feel free to ask us if you have any questions about […]