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Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery

Sleep Apnea Oral Device Overview

Sleep apnea is a common and serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops during sleep. The disorder results in less oxygen in the blood and usually awakens sleepers throughout the night. Sufferers from sleep apnea know how it can negatively affect their...

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Periodontal Disease?

What the Experts Think? This is a technical question that has no simple answer. In recent years, studies suggest a strong link between periodontitis and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The connection indicates the two share inflammatory responses. In other words, the...

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...