Category: Periodontal Treatment

Diabetes and Gum Pain

If you’re a diabetic, it’s important to know how gum disease directly affects your health. 

Periodontal Disease and Tobacco use

You are probably familiar with the links between tobacco use and lung disease, cancer and heart disease. But tobacco users also have a higher rate of gum disease. 

Can Periodontal Disease be prevented?

Did you know that adults past the age of 35 lose more teeth to gum diseases than from oral health issues? Gum pain and gum inflammation can be the first signs of serious gum problems that can result in tooth loss and decay. 

What is Periodontal Disease?

It’s so important to get periodontal treatment as early as possible. The sooner our team can treat the problem, the less the overall damage will be.

Local Antibiotics for Periodontal Pockets

Local antibiotic treatments are those that are applied directly to the infected area, much as you might put an antibiotic cream on a finger cut.

Implant Surgery

Implants are an ideal option to replace lost or missing teeth either due to periodontal disease, trauma for other reasons, for people with good general oral health. The implant itself actually replaces the root of your tooth and is surgically placed in your jawbone at select sites. It does not replace the portion of your […]

Periodontal Pocket Reduction

When you have periodontal disease, the gum tissue and the bone are destroyed, forming “pockets” around the teeth. Over time, these pockets become deeper, providing a larger space for bacteria to live. As bacteria develop around the teeth, they can accumulate and advance under the gum tissue. These deep pockets collect even more bacteria, resulting […]