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Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery

Does LANAP Cure Gum Disease?

Perhaps you’ve recently gone for a dental checkup and received the news that you have periodontal disease. While no one wants to discover they have a gum infection, there is a wide range of treatment options that will depend on your case’s severity. For...

The Signs of Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants have given people with tooth loss a new lease on life. Ashamed of missing or bad teeth, people who haven’t smiled in years are now proudly flashing their new pearly whites. On average, dental implants are successful when patients follow instructions...

5 Periodontal Recovery Tips

Periodontal surgery is not a walk in the park. How can it be? Someone is prodding, cutting, and generally doing things to your gums that are not natural and frankly, pretty invasive. Anesthetics make the procedure comfortable, but what happens afterward? You have...

Gingivectomy v Gingivoplasty

If you are getting a gingivectomy, you probably have the beginning stages of gum disease. The procedure is not elective. If you are getting a gingivoplasty, you are probably not happy with the appearance of your gums and want a more attractive smile. The procedure is...

LANAP® v Traditional Gum Surgery

Periodontal disease is successfully treated with a combination of scaling and root-planing. Pockets of infection are prodded and cleaned with antiseptic solutions and antibiotics, new bone growth is generated, and the gum tissue gets reattached. The recent...

How Effective is Scaling and Root Planing

Healthy gum tissue fits tightly around each tooth.  When bacterial plaque and tartar accumulate around and under the gums – causing inflammation – periodontal disease develops. Scaling, also known as deep cleaning, removes plaque and tartar (hardened plaque) above and...

What is Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery?

As the name indicates, periodontal cosmetic surgery enhances a person’s appearance. While most people think of oral surgery as something designed to rectify disease, various periodontal procedures correct disfigurements or other variants in the jawbone and teeth that...