Questions to Ask Your Periodontist

Do you know what periodontists do and what they can do for you? They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of gum disease as well as dental implants.  Asking the right questions can determine how much you get out of an appointment, so we will address five questions to ask your periodontist. After going through…

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What Does a Periodontist Do?

In the field of dentistry, a periodontist is a specialist who possesses advanced expertise in the structures supporting your teeth. To ensure they provide the highest level of care, periodontists receive highly focused education, training and experience after graduating from dental school. Your general dentist, in contrast, may focus on the general health of the…

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What is a gum graft?

Advanced gum disease, also known as periodontitis, causes your gum tissue to recede, a gum graft may be needed to replace the missing tissue. A gum graft can restore health to your gum tissue, and if you take the proper steps to protect your oral health, you can prevent a relapse of gum disease. Patients…

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The Benefits of Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry can enhance your oral healthcare – especially where gum treatment is concerned. Our periodontist uses soft tissue lasers to treat gum disease and reshape the gingiva to address cosmetic concerns. Laser dentistry offers unique advantages to patients. Following are great benefits associated with laser dental treatment. Shorter Recovery Times Utilizing lasers in dental…

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