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Laser Gum Surgery is Changing the Game in Dentistry

Throughout the history of dentistry, dentists have searched for the best ways to treat periodontal disease. They have improved in many ways, but none as ‘futuristic’ and exciting as LANAP laser gum surgery. Traditional gum surgery is an aggressive, invasive procedure that patients have always dreaded. LANAP creates a minimally invasive alternative that is equally [...]

2019-12-03T13:12:51+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: gum disease, LANAP|

Here’s a Great Way to Get Your Smile Back!

Here's a Great Way to Get Your Smile Back! Just like your body, your car or even your house, your teeth are subject to wear and tear every day of your life. Chewing, grinding and overly aggressive brushing take their toll over the years so it can be said that your smile can “fade” – [...]

Preventing Gum Disease – How You Can Protect Your Health

Preventing Gum Disease – How You Can Protect Your Health Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, can occur when bacteria build up between your gums and teeth. This can cause inflammation, not only in the mouth but also carried throughout the body. An early warning sign of gum disease is when your gums start to [...]

How Gum Disease Can Affect Your Overall Health

For some time, research has shown that gum disease is associated with several other diseases. First it was thought that bacteria were the factor that linked periodontal disease to other diseases in the body; however, more recent research demonstrates that inflammation may be responsible. Therefore, treating inflammation may not only help manage periodontal diseases but [...]

Gingivitis and Systemic Inflammation

Gum disease is taking epidemic proportions, with more than 90% of American adults suffering from some form of gum disease. You may think that infections occurring in the mouth may have no consequence for your body but think again. Your mouth is connected to your body and is part of your immune system. When bacteria [...]

Try This Dental Diet for Healthy Gums!

The health of your gums is influenced by a number of factors such as oral hygiene, genetic factors, your overall health and nutrition. Many studies have found that a balanced diet plays an important role in maintaining the health of your gums. Additionally, nutritional supplements and a healthy diet have been known to affect healing [...]

Will Nutrition Prevent Gum Disease?

Will Nutrition Prevent Gum Disease? A recent German study has found that a healthy diet containing lots of fruits, vegetables (especially legumes), nuts and fish, and minimizing trans-fatty acids, sugar, dairy products and other animal protein helps protect your mouth against gum disease and other inflammatory diseases. The study worked with two groups – one [...]

The Importance of Vitamin D for Your (Dental) Health

The Importance of Vitamin D for Your (Dental) Health Normally we think of Vitamin D as “just another vitamin in my daily package,” but the qualities of this vitamin cannot be overstated enough. First off, Vitamin D is not actually a vitamin, it is what’s called a “prohormone” which is a substance that is converted [...]

Combat Tooth Sensitivity with Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation

Combat Tooth Sensitivity with Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Tooth sensitivity is a common dental condition that makes you wince when you consume cold, hot or acidic foods or drinks. It’s a very unpleasant condition that makes your teeth hurt when you bite into your ice cream. Even cold air can make your teeth hurt. There are [...]

2019-05-08T17:41:23+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: gum disease, Gum Grafting, Gum Recession, Pinhole Surgical Technique, Receding Gums|

Sometimes it IS Nice to Fool Mother Nature!

Sometimes it IS Nice to Fool Mother Nature! Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Gives You Back What Mother Nature Intended! As the commercial in the 1970’s stated, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature”, and can be true for so many things but when it comes to unsightly and painful gum recession it can certainly be a [...]