Is Your Dentist Experienced?

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When it comes to choosing a dentist, it is important to do thorough research to find one that provides the highest quality work. Someone with a good reputation of providing the highest quality dental care is known as a top dentist. There are many qualities that top dentists may provide that can significantly improve your […]

Benefits of 3D Imaging in the Dental Office

One of the advantages of coming to Dr. Amalfitano’s practice is the accessibility to acquiring 3D imaging through the latest technology. Many unique cases benefit greatly from this form of diagnostic work because it allows the doctor to see images of the patient’s bone, teeth, mouth in general in highly detailed, three dimensional views. Oftentimes […]

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 […]

Considering Full Arch Dental Implants?

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For patients who have lost most or all of their teeth and are looking for a functional replacement, we offer a procedure known as Full Arch Dental Implants, or “All on X”. This procedure involves placing an arch of non-removable replacement teeth into the mouth that are attached with 4-6 dental implants. Patients first go […]

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 […]

How a Periodontist Can Help Maintain or Improve Your Smile

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Past a certain point, the damage done by gum disease is no longer reversible. This point is known as periodontitis, advanced gum disease. And once periodontitis has developed, brushing and flossing alone will no longer be enough.  You’ll need to turn to a doctor who specializes in treating periodontitis, a “periodontist.” Take a look at some […]

Reclaim Your Smile with Laser Gum Surgery

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Once gum disease advances beyond its early stages, much of the damage it does is irreversible. The more time that passes without treating gum disease, the fewer treatment options you’ll have available. Laser gum surgery is one of the most effective and least invasive treatment options for bringing a smile back from the bring of severe […]

Gum Disease Treatment for Each Stage of Gum Disease

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In the early stages of gum disease, you can reverse any damage done by the condition and you’ll have a full selection of simple things your dentist can do to help you keep it under control. But as it progresses to its more advanced stages, it starts to do permanent damage. And while your dentist […]