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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 [...]

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 [...]

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Gum Recession

Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ignore Gum Recession How Common Are Receding Gums? Dr. Gashinsky estimates about 50% of the population has some form of gum recession. This condition is present when the gum and the bone that supports the teeth migrate down the roots, exposing them. This can affect anyone from teens to the elderly. [...]

6 Natural Ways to Improve Your Teeth and Gum Health

6 Natural Ways to Improve Your Teeth and Gum Health Just like how the rest of our body is an important asset, our teeth are just as much a prized possession to us. Our mouth and especially our teeth constantly battle various bacteria that form because of the lack of looking after our teeth and providing [...]

The Risks of Inflammation and What You Can Do

The Risks of Inflammation and What You Can Do What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s response to cellular injury. Inflammation in the body is actually designed to rid the body of the initial cause of cell injury and the consequences of that injury due to trauma, genetic defects, physical and chemical substances, immune reactions [...]

Are You a Candidate for LANAP®?

Are You a Candidate for LANAP®? Statistics have shown that 50% of Americans have some form of periodontal disease, which is the major cause of tooth loss in adults. Periodontal disease starts off as plaque, an opaque film which eventually hardens, forming tartar or calculus. In early stages, this is called Gingivitis, characterized by red, [...]

Gum Grafting Alternatives

Gum Grafting Alternatives Any number of factors could cause gums to recede. The condition could be related to heredity, aging, poor dental hygiene, overly vigorous brushing, periodontal disease, bruxism, trauma, or even abnormal positioning of teeth, just for example. Regardless of the cause of gum recession, however, you need to address the problem in order [...]

Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Explained

Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Explained Many adults (and even some children) suffer from receding gum lines. This condition is not only embarrassing and unsightly, marring once-beautiful smiles, but it can also be hazardous to your oral health. When gums recede, you also lose the supporting bone which can potentially jeopardize the long term health of [...]

Gum Grafting – Scary or Not?

Gum Grafting - Scary or Not? Gum grafting is a technique needed when your gums are receding. Gum recession is the process in which the tissue that surrounds the teeth pulls away from a tooth, exposing more of the tooth or the tooth's root. This can cause damage to supporting bone. Gum recession is a [...]