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Professional Teeth Cleanings

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Professional Cleanings  Professional teeth cleanings should be performed every six months to help prevent gum disease. Also used to treat mild gingivitis and keep bad breath away, they are quick and painless. You can resume regular activities soon after. Professional cleanings are a good way for dentists to evaluate your oral health. During a […]

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Periodontal (Gum) Disease

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Periodontal Disease  Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is caused when plaque-eating bacteria infect the mouth and jawbone. People with chronic periodontal diseases have a higher chance of inflammation and bacterial infections, which can lead to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other health concerns.  Symptoms of gum disease may be hard to detect by the naked […]

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Oral Systemic Connection

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Oral Systemic Connection Oral systemic health is the connection between periodontal health and overall health. There is a link between periodontal disease and systemic conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. People with chronic periodontal diseases have a higher chance of inflammation, which may lead to an increase in inflammatory markers in the bloodstream, and […]

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Non-Surgical Periodontal Treatment

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Non-Surgical Treatment of Periodontitis Non-surgical periodontal treatment may help prevent the need for surgery for those with less severe cases of gum disease. These treatments are used to eliminate toxins, calculus, and bacteria from the affected area. It is crucial to keep to a good oral hygiene routine after treatment, as well as regular […]

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Bite Problems & Loose Teeth

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Bite Problems and Loose Teeth When the plaque on your teeth is not cleaned, periodontal disease can occur. Adults can lose their teeth due to plaque buildup, but this is only one of the reasons that may cause bite problems or loose teeth in adults. Bruxism, or tooth grinding, can cause these dental issues […]

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Gum Grafting

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Gum Grafting  Gum grafting is the process where your periodontist removes pieces of tissue from your mouth or gums and transplants it to areas affected by the periodontal disease through surgery. Three methods may be used during gum grafting for the treatment of periodontal disease: connective-tissue graft, free gingival graft, and pedicle graft. Gum […]

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Cosmetic Gum Surgery

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Cosmetic Gum Surgery Cosmetic gum surgery, or gum contouring, is an elective procedure that can be used to reshape the gums and is usually completed in 1 to 2 hours in your dentist’s office using only a local anesthetic. While this is considered to be cosmetic surgery, gum surgery is also used in general […]

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Periodontal Therapy

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Periodontal Therapy Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is treatable when detected at an early stage, so regular checkups are advised. You should follow your dentist’s recommendations for periodontal therapy, which may include laser-assisted periodontal therapy, as well as surgical and non-surgical techniques such as scaling and root planing or gum grafts. This is to […]

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Thumb Sucking

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Thumb Sucking  Some children may have a strong, innate urge to suck their thumb, and it can be frustrating and difficult for parents. This compulsive behavior generally begins before a child turns 2 years old but can begin at any time before permanent teeth start to come in.  When your child sucks their thumb, […]

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Teething

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Teething During the teething stage, children are more irritable, as it can be a very painful process. They may drool, cry a lot, have an elevated temperature with or without a runny nose, and / or tug on their ear(s) when teething. Their gums will become swollen as their first teeth push through to […]

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