Pinhole Surgical Technique vs Gum Grafting

August 2, 2018

If you have gum recession, you know firsthand how uncomfortable and embarrassing it can be. Gum recession can increase tooth sensitivity by exposing the roots of the tooth. Over time, extreme recession can even lead to tooth loss. To prevent this from happening, it’s important to receive treatment when you notice signs of recession. While […]

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Are You a Victim of Periodontitis?  Try Laser Dentistry!

August 1, 2018

Periodontitis is an advanced form of gum disease and if you are at this point, it’s unlikely that you can prevent the condition but that you must treat it. Fortunately, dental technology has made it easier to treat gum disease with laser dentistry. Traditional treatment involved extensive, invasive surgery that could require weeks to heal, […]

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The Two Key Differences Between a Periodontist and a Dentist

July 18, 2018

Have you ever been confused about whether you should see a dentist or periodontist for an oral health issue? You’re in good company. Many people don’t understand how various oral health professionals differ from one another. Since your treatment outcome largely depends on what type of professional you see for your oral issues, here are […]

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How LANAP Is Making Gum Disease Treatment Easier

July 18, 2018

Patients and care providers alike have been stunned by the rapid change in gum disease treatment that the LANAP system has made possible. This unique laser gum disease treatment is less invasive than any other process used to treat the condition, and it’s also known to cause the patient little to no discomfort. How is […]

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Top 5 Benefits of the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique

July 17, 2018

Traditional gum grafting has long been the go-to solution for receding gums in Lafayette, LA, but it’s known as an uncomfortable treatment with long recovery times that often make it inconvenient for patients. From scalpels and sutures to weeks of strict dieting, gum grafting for gum recession can often scare patients away from getting the […]

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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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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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Understanding Pinhole Surgical Technique and Its Benefits

May 21, 2018

Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST) is a new procedure in dentistry that treats gum recession, a side effect of gum disease. It’s done without surgery or stitches, making it more comfortable with a quicker recovery time than traditional gum recession treatment. Because multiple teeth can be treated in a single session, PST means less time away […]

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What No One Tells You About Hypertension and Your Dental Health

May 4, 2018

May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month. It’s a great opportunity to talk to your dentist about the effects of hypertension medication on your dental hygiene. While calcium channel blockers (CCBs) can dilate your arteries and make it easier for your heart to pump blood through your body, they can sometimes affect your teeth and gums. […]

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Quick Guide to Teeth Xpress®

April 30, 2018

If you have missing teeth, you have several options to choose from when it comes to restoring your smile and improving your overall oral health. Dr. Strout of Advanced Periodontics and Implant Surgery specializes in Teeth Xpress® for patients in your predicament. Learn more about them compared to dentures. Improve Your Life and Your Smile While […]

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