Posts made in October, 2018

The Best Mouthwash for Gingivitis and Gum Disease

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Blog, Gingivitis, Gum Disease | 0 comments

Poor dental health can lead to a variety of painful problems. One issue that could arise is gingivitis. Let’s look at the specifics of gingivitis and which mouthwashes can help treat it. What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a type of gum disease involving inflammation of the gums. It occurs when food and plaque get trapped in a space called the sulcus and cause an infection. This infection could cause: Red, swollen gums Bleeding gums Separation of the gums from the teeth, which could result in injury to soft tissue and bone Misalignment of the teeth called malocclusion Pus between teeth and...

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What Procedures Does a Periodontist Perform?

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Blog, Periodontist | 0 comments

Periodontist Procedures Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a dentist and periodontist? While dentists are known best for focusing on your teeth and their needs, a periodontist specializes in the treatment of the surrounding gums and bones of the mouth. More specifically, periodontists perform procedures such as deep pocket cleanings, soft tissue removal, dental crown lengthening, dental implants and replacements, and bone grafting. Gum disease is one of the most common dental issues that affect adults today. The first phase of gum disease is called gingivitis and it is...

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