Long-Term Dangers of Untreated Gum Disease

June 22, 2018

There are three primary stages of gum disease. The earliest stage is gingivitis, which is when the inflammation is most easily treatable. Next comes periodontitis, which is when the supporting fibers and bone that keep teeth in place become irreversibly damaged. Lastly, there is advanced periodontitis, which typically requires teeth to be removed. This is […]

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Preventing Gum Disease

June 21, 2018

One of the most serious and preventable oral conditions is periodontal disease. For many people, it is a fact of life because regular attention to oral health is not a priority. The fact is, though, that when you treat and act to prevent gum disease, it is almost always possible to restore you oral health. […]

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4 Dangers of Gum Recession

June 15, 2018

You should never ignore gum recession. Although it is easy to write off as a cosmetic issue, it can lead to serious oral health problems. As soon as you notice a difference in the way your gums and teeth fit together, you need to contact our periodontist immediately. Gum Disease A receding gum line is […]

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5 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

June 14, 2018

Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, afflicts nearly half of adults in the United States. Even if you have excellent oral hygiene habits, you can still develop periodontitis, which is why it is important to have a regular checkup with your periodontist in Monroe, CT. If you are concerned about the health of your gums, […]

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LANAP® for Your Summer Smile

June 14, 2018

Summer is the season for sunny outdoor activities and big smiles, but it is harder to smile if your teeth or gums are hurting, your teeth are discolored, or your teeth are missing entirely. Periodontitis, also known as gum disease, is a common affliction even for people who take excellent care of their teeth. Dr. […]

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Dental Health Tips To Avoid Gum Disease

June 14, 2018

Periodontitis, commonly referred to as gum disease, is common among American adults as nearly have of them suffer from it. The good news is that periodontitis is quite treatable by your general dentist, although it is better to take steps to avoid developing it in the first place. While Dr. Jeffery Alvarado can offer gum […]

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How to Choose the Right Periodontist

June 12, 2018

Do you need a periodontist? While your general practitioner can perform a variety of dental procedures, some treatments are best reserved for a specialist. A periodontist is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of periodontal tissue and bone. If you have gum disease, for example, or need dental implants, a periodontist is the doctor […]

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Improving Gum and Teeth Health With LANAP

May 21, 2018

Periodontal disease is a serious and silent condition that affects millions of people. Without proper treatment, tooth loss and health complications are likely to occur. If you have recently learned you have gum disease, you might find yourself wondering about the LANAP procedure. LANAP is a laser-assisted new attachment procedure that is very effective in treating […]

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Gum Disease Prevention

May 17, 2018

Periodontal disease is chronic inflammatory disease that affects your oral health by attacking the gum tissue and bone around the teeth. When it’s left untreated, tooth decay and loss are almost certain. However, gum disease is treatable and preventable. You don’t have to lose teeth when you work with your dentist to maintain your oral […]

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The Benefits and Costs Associated With LANAP®

May 3, 2018

Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®) is a cutting-edge laser treatment system in Houston, TX that safely and gently treats gum disease without causing trauma to your healthy tissue. Dr. J. Robert Friedberg uses LANAP® in Houston, TX, to improve oral health in patients who have diseased gum tissue. If you have periodontal gum disease, […]

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