Periodontal Maintenance ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL IN KEEPING TEETH! Periodontal Disease is a chronic diseases, such as Diabetes. The key to control is early diagnosis and treatment, followed by prompt ongoing treatment. Supportive Periodontal Therapy helps in gaining control of the disease and increases your chances of keeping your teeth. If not removed every 3-4 months,…Read More
How is Periodontal Disease Treated?
How is Periodontal Disease Treated? Scaling & Root Planing / Deep Cleaning Bacteria accumulations deep under the gums are removed with specialized instruments. To be effective, we need you to be comfortable. Local anesthesia must be used. We do this everyday…the treatment of these deep infections. The deeper the infection, the more difficult the removal.…Read More
The Oral Systemic Connection
The Oral Systemic Connection Periodontal disease leads to inflammation of the gums. This inflammatory bacteria then enters your bloodstream and travels throughout your body. Researchers have linked this process to a number of serious medical conditions. It is important to treat periodontal disease as quickly as possible to avoid the release of bacteria into your…Read More
Dental Consequences of Periodontal Disease
The Dental Consequences of Periodontal Disease Natural Teeth Must Be Replaced If the periodontal inflammation continues, you can start to lose your teeth one at a time. These lost teeth will have to be replaced with dental work, such as: Bridges Dental implants Partial dentures Full dentures Dentures If tooth loss continues, it can cause…Read More
What is Periodontal Disease? Ongoing bacterial infection in the gums and bone around your teeth. This infection leads to an inflammation under the gums, and if not treated, this inflammation will destroy the bone around your teeth. Tooth loss is the result. Approximately 75% of all adult tooth loss is due to…Read More