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When Is Gum Grafting Necessary?

January 19, 2022

Periodontal disease is not just an issue for older people, contrary to popular belief. About half of Americans over 30 years old have some form of gum disease. This is according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Academy of Periodontology.

How Long Is the Recovery Process After Dental Implants?

January 19, 2022

Are you wondering about the recovery timeline for a dental implant? If so, you are not alone. Many variables can affect your recovery process. Also, the shape and state of your mouth will have a significant effect on recovery. 

What Is Laser Dentistry and What Are the Benefits?

December 21, 2021

Advancements in technology have modernized the dental process as specialists seek new and improved ways to provide quality dental care. The new developments have seen laser dentistry becoming quite popular.

What Is the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ (PST)?

December 21, 2021

Pinhole Surgical Technique™ (PST) is a minimally invasive procedure that treats gum recession. Dr. John Chao developed the simple and minimally invasive PST. Unlike traditional grafting, this does not involve incisions and sutures. The technique involves creating a hole in the gum before adding collagen to stabilize the gum recession area. 

Why May Piezosurgery Be Necessary for Dental Implants?

November 23, 2021

Millions of American citizens experience tooth loss regularly due to dental problems such as periodontal disease, injury, or tooth decay. Dental implants are among the treatments that give a firm base for tooth replacement. Moreover, with growing technology, implantology goes through modification techniques such as piezosurgery.

Signs You May Need a Tooth Extraction

November 22, 2021

Dental problems can be painful and hinder your level of productivity. Your dental health determines whether you may need a tooth extraction. However, not every dental problem is an indicator for tooth extraction. There are a few key signs that mean you need a tooth extraction.

What Is Periodontal Maintenance Therapy, and Do I Need It?

October 31, 2021

Periodontal maintenance therapy is care specialized in preventing the recurrence of periodontal disease. Gum disease — also known as periodontal disease or periodontitis — begins with the growth of bacteria in the mouth. 

Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

October 30, 2021

Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease where the tissue surrounding and supporting the teeth experiences inflammation. Gingivitis results from poor dental and oral hygiene and is a mild variety of gum diseases. If you have gingivitis, your gums are the only affected part of your mouth. Periodontitis develops when gingivitis stays for long. The infection moves below your gumline into your bone. Periodontitis is an advanced kind of gum disease and can cause adverse damage. 

Why Is Osseous Surgery Needed in the Treatment of Periodontitis?

September 24, 2021

Osseous surgery is a procedure that involves the removal of infected gum pockets. It is used for the effective treatment of periodontitis. Treating gum disease goes beyond removing damaged teeth or treating cavities. Dental surgeons reduce the gum pockets, removing the debris or tartar that forms on the crevices. 

Why Is Crown Lengthening Necessary?

September 22, 2021

Crowns are artificial caps that are fitted over the natural teeth for structural or aesthetic reasons. The tooth-shaped caps are often recommended to fix dental problems such as broken, cracked, or misshapen teeth.

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