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Taking the Fear Out of Teeth Extractions

Posted by on Oct 18, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Taking the Fear Out of Teeth Extractions Losing your teeth is enough to bring a world of worries to you. But at the same time, it’s essential to understand that planned tooth extractions are necessary to maintain your oral health.   Of course, the word “planned” doesn’t make the experience any less daunting. It also doesn’t take away from the haunting questions you have on your mind about coping with the procedure. But thanks to modern advancements in periodontal studies, you will undoubtedly find the answers to be quite consoling. ...

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Signs of Gum Disease and What to Do When You Notice It

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Blog, Gingivits, Gum Disease, Perio News, Periodontist | 0 comments

Do You Think You Have Gum Disease? Look out for These Signs and Seek Immediate Help Periodontitis or gum disease is one of the most prevalent dental diseases in the world. In the U.S. alone, gum disease affects almost half of the adult population. This means that the condition is not only limited to older adults aged 65 and above, but over 70 percent of whom are affected by this painful disease. When left untreated, gum disease could cause severe pain, tooth decay, and eventually lead to tooth loss. As such, it is very important that you know...

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Get the Smile You’ve Always Wanted with Teeth Whitening!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in Blog, Teeth Whitening | 0 comments

Have you recently noticed your teeth isn’t as white as it used to be? Regularly visiting your family dentist to get your teeth cleaned by professionals won’t always get those pesky teeth to whiten like you’d like them to be. Read on to learn more about cosmetic dentistry and how that can be the key to getting a whiter smile. What Causes Yellow Teeth? Are you a coffee drinker? Consuming coffee, tea, and dark foods can create stains or make your teeth turn yellow. However, all is not lost once your teeth don’t have that white hue any longer....

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Periodontal Health: Not Just Good for Your Mouth

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Blog, Gingivits, Gum Disease, Periodontist | 0 comments

Periodontal Health: Not Just Good for Your Mouth

Your smile is more than what people see when they look at you. Your smile helps drive your confidence, and the makeup of that smile (your mouth) contributes to you being healthy and being able to show that smile to the world. For this reason, it is vital that you maintain good periodontal health. The Importance of Periodontal Health Periodontal health refers to the health of your gums and in such the health of your teeth and mouth. It is essential to understand the effects poor oral health can have on your teeth and gums. While many factors...

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Why Live with Missing Teeth? Get Dental Implants Today

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Blog, Dental Implants | 0 comments

Why Live with Missing Teeth? Get Dental Implants Today

Do you think you need dental implants? You might be suffering if you have a mouth full of missing teeth and aren’t able to chew on those gums of yours. Why not consider dental implants before you cause damage to those sensitive gums? Read on to learn about when it’s time to get a dental implant and the process involved with the whole procedure. When Is it Time to Get Dental Implants? Do you know when you can get dental implants? If you have a missing tooth due to tooth decay, trauma, or infection, then you might require a dental implant....

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Getting Rid of Yellow Teeth: How To Whiten Your Teeth Successfully

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Blog, Teeth Whitening | 0 comments

You don’t have to live with yellow teeth forever, and at Advanced Dental Specialists there are several whitening solutions to fit anyone’s schedule, from take-home kits to in-office whitening sessions you are sure to have a brighter whiter smile! There are many things that can cause yellowing but it doesn’t have to stay that way seek out a dentist for whitening assistance today! Why Are My Teeth Yellow? No one wants to have yellow teeth, but it happens to many of us for a variety of reasons. There are tons of factors that affect your teeth...

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Receding Gums Treatment, Prevention, and Causes

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Blog, Gum Disease, Periodontist | 0 comments

When gums recede, they can expose the pink tissue that covers the roots of your teeth. This tissue is very sensitive. When it is exposed, it experiences a higher risk of infection, decay, and ultimately, tooth loss. If your gums are starting to recede, you may have noticed sensitivity, pain, or signs of infection, such as gums that swell. Tooth loss may not be imminent, though – you can prevent and treat the recession of gums.    Why Do Gums Recede? There are several factors which might contribute to receding gums. The most common...

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How to Deal With Dental Anxiety: Treatment Options and Sedation Dentistry

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Blog, dental anxiety, fear of the dentist, sedation dentistry | 0 comments

 What is Dental Anxiety? Dental anxiety is used to describe any form of fear or stress associated with visiting a dental office. It could be connected with an anxiety disorder, but it’s also very common among those in perfect mental health. There could be triggers, such as needles or drills, or the anxiety could be triggered by the office itself. Some people may experience such an extreme form of dental anxiety that they avoid going to the dentist altogether.   Make Your Stress Free Dental Appointment Today!   How to Get Over Your...

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Do You Need to See a Periodontist?

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in Blog, Gingivitis, Gum Disease, Periodontist | 0 comments

Do You Need to See a Periodontist?

5 Warning Signs That You Need to See a Periodontist Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a major cause of tooth loss among adults. Sometimes, the condition is caught early enough that a family dentist can provide treatment and advice. But if not, the symptoms can progress beyond a general dentist’s capability. In this case, a specialist called a periodontist can provide more specific treatment before the symptoms become increasingly serious. Here are the signs of periodontal disease that could indicate that you should make an...

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Recovering from Wisdom Teeth Removal

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018 in Blog, Wisdom Teeth | 0 comments

Wisdom Teeth Removal You should consult your dentist to see if you need wisdom teeth removal. Your wisdom teeth are usually removed at the age of 14 or 15 because that’s the age when they start coming in. Why do dentists remove your wisdom teeth, to begin with? Well, here are some problems wisdom teeth can wreak havoc on your mouth: Cause Infection Experience Tooth loss and Tooth decay May cause Periodontal disease Develops cysts and tumors Receding of your gums Damage to adjacent teeth and tissue Jaw weakening Interfere with needed dental...

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