3 Signs It is Time to Replace Your Dentures

Dentures are commonly utilized as a means of replacing missing teeth; however, dentures are nothing more than a dental appliance. In some instances, they may need to replaced. The most common culprit is general wear and tear. Other situations may occur that result in the need to replace dentures. Examples include quick weight loss, chewing… Read More…

Study Shows Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen Combinations More Effective Than Opioids for Dental Pain

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Results from a study that was conducted by Case Western Reserve University were released in 2018 that confirmed that combinations of acetaminophen and ibuprofen were the most effective means of handling dental pain and that the combinations are more effective than opioids. The findings of this particular study were published in the publication known as… Read More…

What Causes the Gums to Bleed When Brushing?

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In most cases, bleeding gums when brushing stems from plaque that has been allowed to accumulate at the gumline. This substance contains harmful types of bacteria that has the capability of attaching the healthy tissues that are situated near the teeth. As more and more are permitted to build up, the gum tissue will start… Read More…

What Are the Signs of a Dental Implant Infection?

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Dental implants have the same level of functionality as natural teeth. If they become diseased, neglected, do not receive proper dental care from a professional, or fail, they may become infected like regular teeth. This results from a type of gum disease infection that develops around the implant that is called “peri-implantitis”. Many conditions could… Read More…

Missing a Tooth? Check Out These 5 Options

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A missing tooth not only changes the overall appearance of the smile, but it negatively impacts the overall functionality of the mouth. It does not matter if the tooth was lost due to injury, illness, the development and advancement of gum disease, tooth decay, or due to a genetic issue, it can result in numerous… Read More…

Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) Provides Cosmetic Advantage to Patients with Advanced Gum Disease

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If you have been informed that you suffer from periodontitis – which is a highly advanced form of gum disease – you will be pleased to know that there is a procedure available that will provide you with relief and will be cosmetically advantageous. That is, laser-assisted new attachment procedures, also referred to as “LANAP”…. Read More…

What Are the Main Types of Soft Tissue Grafting Techniques Currently Offered by Dental Health Professionals?

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If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you have been informed by a dental health professional that you are an ideal candidate for soft tissue grafting or gum grafting. This type of grafting procedure is performed by a periodontist. It is recommended for patients that have a receding gum line. This procedure… Read More…

A Brief Information Guide on the COVID-19 Variants for Our Patients

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Since the emergence of COVID-19 in the early months of 2020, we here at Implant & Perio Specialists have taken all of the necessary precautions in our office to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients, our staff, and the members of the community. We make every attempt to ensure that we answer all… Read More…

Missing Teeth? Dental Implants Are for You!

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If you are reading this, chances are, you are missing teeth and you are a bit self-conscious about that. You may even be a bit hesitant about wearing dentures. The good news is, there is a productive alternative that you may find appealing and beneficial, that is, dental implants. Implants are an ideal option for… Read More…

The Dangers of Gum Disease

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Many people do not realize it, but the overall state of the teeth impacts the overall health. Gum disease has been linked to many other health problems that occur within other parts of the body. Plaque is a thick, sticky-like substance that contains a large number of bacteria. It can accumulate on the teeth. If… Read More…

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