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Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery

Save Your Smile by Restoring Your Gums

Most tooth loss results from bad gums. Often gum problems get ignored until it’s too late. The tooth is loose and cannot be saved.  But all is not lost. It is possible, with modern dental techniques, to restore gums to a healthy state. It is also possible to...

Can you get Dental Implants if you Have Bad Gums?

The simple answer is no. Implants replace lost teeth. Putting dental implants in unhealthy gums defeats the purpose because they will not “take” in unhealthy gum tissue and bone. A viable candidate will need to have your gum disease treated. People with...

Early Signs of Gum Disease

Healthy gums are the foundation of good oral health and overall wellness. Healthy gums shouldn’t bleed. While it’s true that occasional gum bleeding occurs, if you’re noticing blood often when you brush, it could be a sign of gingivitis—the first...

Long-Term Risks of Periodontal Disease

Most of us are aware of something going on in our mouths. When it comes to periodontal disease, we too often attribute those bleeding gums to a temporary condition that will magically go away. We try home remedies: rinse with peroxide or saltwater, paint our gums with...

Will Periodontal Treatment Stop Bone Loss?

We tend to think of our bones as pretty well fixed. When it comes to periodontal disease, bones are just as susceptible to damage as is gum tissue. If left untreated, periodontal disease eats away at your jawbone. The result is tooth loss, more disease, and pain. The...

Is Periodontal Disease Reversible?

As with any disease, when caught in its early stages, the chances of reversing or curing periodontal disease improve. So, if your dentist diagnoses you with the first periodontal disease stage, known as gingivitis, your chances of nipping it in the bud are good. In...

What You Need To Know About Sinus Lift Surgery

One of the keys to having the most successful dental implant procedure is having enough healthy natural bone to support your implants. Sometimes there may not be enough natural bone due to trauma, gum disease, or previous procedures where the natural bone wasn’t...

What You Need to Know About Gingivectomy Surgery

A gingivectomy is performed where there is excess tissue and the underlying bone is not in the way. This Surgical removal of gum tissue helps treat gingivitis. It also can remove extra gum tissue for cosmetic reasons. At Think Oral Implants and Periodontics, Dr. Ting...