What to Know About Periodontal Diseases

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Blog, dentist | 0 comments

A periodontal disease is a serious gum infection that can potentially cause severe damage to the gums and jawbones, subsequently leading to tooth decay and loss. Poor oral hygiene is usually the cause of these infections. Periodontal diseases are both preventable and treatable with the help of general dentistry treatments. Gingivitis Gingivitis the mildest and most common form of gum disease. Caused by toxins in plaque, gingivitis is especially...

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Leading Causes of Gum Disease and Treatment Options

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Blog, dental care, dentist, dentistry | 0 comments

Dental hygiene is about more than just teeth, it means taking care of the whole mouth, teeth, and gums. Gum diseases like gingivitis can greatly reduce overall mouth health with unsightly and painful results. Fortunately, for most patients, the effects of gum disease can be reduced and eliminated with treatment and behavioral changes. Understanding the causes and treatment options for gum disease can help avoid the...

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Considering Sedation Dentistry

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in Blog, dental care, dentist, dentistry | 0 comments

Visiting the dentist often comes with various concerns, particularly associated with pain and sensitivity. These anxieties, while understandable, should not stop anyone from keeping up with their dental health. Most misgivings about operations and procedures can be addressed with sedation. Before opting for sedation for an individual or their child, it is important that they understand the reasoning and risks behind the option. Common Reasons...

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How to Resolve TMJ Symptoms

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Blog, dental care, dentist, dentistry | 0 comments

Temporomandibular joint disorder is often abbreviated TMJ or TMD. This joint connects the jaw to the skull just in front of both ears. Moving the joint allows people to chew, talk, and yawn. Professionals don’t know what causes this disorder, but patients may experience frightening locking of the jaw. A dentist can help with issues from TMJ. Closed Lock When closed lock occurs, a patient will be physically unable to open the mouth....

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