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GUM GRAFT SURGERY

Exposed tooth roots are the result of gum recession. Gum graft surgery will repair the defect and help to prevent additional recession and bone loss. Before Gum Graft Surgery After Gum Graft Surgery Gum grafts can be used to cover roots or develop gum tissue where absent due to excessive [...]

4 Signs You Have Gum Disease and What to Do About It

By Steven Lin, DDS | Medically reviewed by a board-certified physician | Updated March 10, 2019 In This Article Bleeding Gums Gum Recession Tooth Sensitivity High Blood Sugar Controlling Gum Disease If you’re worried you might have gum disease, there’s good reason for that. Gum disease affects nearly half of [...]

PERI-IMPLANT DISEASES

Peri-implant diseases are inflammatory conditions affecting the soft and hard gum tissues around dental implants. Similar to a natural tooth, bacteria can build up on the base of the implant, below the gum line. Over time, the bacteria irritate the gum tissue, causing it to become inflamed, damaging the tissue [...]

Should You Bite on Dental Insurance?

BY AMY FONTINELLE There's no question that dental work is expensive – especially when you need to have major work done. If you're not covered through your job, you may have to purchase it on your own. However, purchased privately, dental insurance can be a huge waste of money if [...]