Posted on 12/20/2017 1:53 PM By cutratny
Your periodontist can use the LANAP® procedure to easily and almost painlessly improve your oral health. The laser gently destroys harmful bacteria living between your teeth and gums and removes diseased tissue while maintaining the height of the gum tissue around the teeth to prevent gum recession.
Posted on 10/16/2017 7:40 PM By cutratny
A sinus lift (augmentation) is performed by an experienced periodontist like Dr. Richardson. To begin the process, the gum tissue where the teeth used to be is cut back and raised to expose the bone beneath it. Special tools are used to make a small window in the bone to gain access to the sinus membrane and gently push it upward. Bone-graft material is then carefully packed into the sinus area to add mass to the bone so that it can support dental implants.
Posted on 9/5/2017 6:17 PM By cutratny
When you lose your teeth due to an accident or tooth decay, you have many options to help restore your smile. Many patients appreciate All-on-4 dental implants. With just four implants, you can replace your entire mouth of teeth.
Posted on 8/29/2017 12:45 PM By cutratny
Good dental hygiene protects more than your mouth, it can protect your whole body. That is because studies have shown there is a link between gum disease and some common ailments.
Posted on 7/16/2017 8:31 PM By cutratny
Gum disease can affect your inflammation levels in other places, including your coronary arteries. That is likely why research indicates gingivitis is a risk factor for heart disease and why the two show up together so frequently.
Posted on 6/29/2017 12:27 PM By cutratny
When you think of plastic surgery, do you only picture changing noticeable, outside features? This is not the case with periodontal plastic surgery. This procedure helps correct structural weaknesses in your gums to increase the life expectancy of your teeth.