The appeal of sedation dentistry is hard to ignore. To able to relax comfortably in the treatment chair while receiving surgical and restorative care is an absolute necessity for millions of patients. If you have ever had an unpleasant dental experience, or if you tend to feel anxious in the dental chair, then choosing sedation… Continue reading Sedation Dentistry: Will I feel groggy after treatment is over?
The Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP™) has revolutionized the way in which we manage periodontal disease. With state-of-the-art laser technology called Periolase, diseased gum tissue can be removed and new tissue growth can be promoted in a manner that is more conservative and successful than ever before. Compared to traditional periodontal therapy methods such as… Continue reading Benefits of Laser Periodontal Therapy (LANAP)
Many people don’t realize it, but attractive, proportional gums are just as important to a smile’s appearance as perfectly aligned teeth are. The gums serve as a frame for the smile, and when the frame is askew in some way, the rest of the smile suffers. Yet, just as all teeth aren’t naturally straight, all… Continue reading Enhance Your Smile With Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery
Research has consistently shown a correlation between gum disease and diabetes. In fact, periodontal disease is actually included on the list of complications associated with diabetes. The exact mechanism is unknown, but experts suspect that diabetics are more likely to have periodontal disease because they are more susceptible to inflammation and infections than people without… Continue reading The Connection Between Gum Disease and Diabetes
Gum disease, though it affects more than 80% of our population, often takes its victims by surprise. The signs and symptoms can be easily overlooked, and many patients are unaware of the damage that is taking place in their bodies. As is the case with most diseases, awareness and early detection can be your best… Continue reading Symptoms of Gum Disease
Have you ever been teased because you have a gummy smile? If a protruding gumline is part of your list of woes, you have probably though about having it removed. An excess of gingival tissue can affect a person’s self esteem and your oral health as well. Our Dallas clinic performs cosmetic dental surgery to… Continue reading Treatment Options For A ‘Gummy Smile’