Many adults suffer from two common diseases

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periodontal disease and heart disease. Studies have suggested that there may be a link between the two, which means that maintaining good oral health may benefit you in more ways than one. When proper oral hygiene is not maintained, patients often experience an increase in gum inflammation, which can lead to deep gum pockets, boneloss, […]

Advantages of Switching to an Electric Toothbrush

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There are many reasons we recommend the use of electric toothbrushes for our patients, and it’s a good idea to have a conversation with your dentist to see if an electric toothbrush is a good choice for you. Typically they are more effective in removing plaque and preventing gum disease due to being more thorough […]

You’re missing a tooth, what are your restorative options? Fixed Bridge vs. Dental Implant

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You may be missing a tooth and wondering what your restorative options are. In order to replace it, patients have a few routes they can go that are dependent on factors such as their overall oral health and the state of their remaining teeth.One option that is often recommended is called a bridge. This involves […]

Do You Need Gum Recession Treatment From A Periodontist?

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What Is Gum Recession? You may have been referred to a periodontist by your dentist for treatment of gingival recession and are wondering what this means. In a nutshell, recession is a condition where a patient’s gum tissue pulls back from the teeth over time, which causes root surface exposure and possibly tooth sensitivity. It […]