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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Maintenance

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in Blog, Dental Anxiety, Periodontist | 0 comments

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Maintenance

Is Dental Maintenance a Worrisome Process for You? This Information Makes It As Easy As Possible Understanding dental maintenance could be a complicated process. And the ability to make use of different insurance plans makes it seem more daunting. But once you take the time to read through the right information, taking care of your dental health through insurance gets easier. For instance, if you take the time to understand the details of your insurance, you could find Aetna DMO dentists like Advanced Dental Specialists in Clark County, WA, easily. To make the process of understanding dental...

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

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Blog, Gingivitis, 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 the different signs and symptoms of this...

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Periodontal Health: Not Just Good for Your Mouth

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Blog, Gingivitis, 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 can lead to periodontal troubles, like smoking,...

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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 causes are the wear of the gums and inflammation...

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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 appointment with a periodontist – immediately....

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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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