Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

The surgeon general announced findings over forty years ago that smoking is hazardous to your health. Over four decades later, research has proven the findings that tobacco use is dangerous for general overall health. But if these warnings have not been sufficient enough to make you quit, maybe hearing what your periodontist says about the… Continue reading Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

Crown Lengthening: Purpose and Procedure

Using reasonable and rational methods to preserve your natural teeth has been a fundamental ideal in dentistry for hundreds of years. In other words, in order to save your teeth, your dentist may need to recommend a combination of procedures to achieve the best result. As dental technology progresses, these procedures have become more streamlined… Continue reading Crown Lengthening: Purpose and Procedure

What is a Periodontist?

A Periodontist is a dentist who possesses a particular level of expertise regarding all of the structures that support the teeth. Periodontists receive highly specialized education and experience beyond dental school in order to provide the highest level of care. In contrast to a general dentist who may focus on the health of the tooth… Continue reading What is a Periodontist?

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