Quiz: All About Wisdom Teeth

May 16, 2019

How much do you know about wisdom teeth? Even though everyone has them, there is a surprising amount of misinformation, especially surrounding their maintenance and extraction. As a dentist who removes wisdom teeth, in Naperville, IL, Dr. Kaz Zymantas frequently dispels myths about these “third molars”. Take our quiz to find out if you are […]

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Tips for Avoiding Gum Disease

March 5, 2019

Gum disease can quickly progress from gingivitis to periodontitis. If you are not careful, then it can turn into advanced periodontitis where your gum tissue and jawbone deteriorate significantly. You know you need treatment when your gums bleed, your gum tissue recedes, your teeth become overly sensitive or you develop high blood sugar. While treatment […]

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Dangers and Treatments Available for Gum Disease

August 6, 2018

There are numerous signs gum disease is present in a patient’s mouth. A visit to our periodontist becomes necessary if there are loose teeth, persistent bad breath, receding gums or bleeding gums. This condition is caused by harmful bacteria building up in the mouth and inflaming the gum tissue. The sooner a person can treat […]

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Discover the Benefits of Laser Dentistry

August 1, 2018

Over the last few decades, laser technology has been used in various health care fields, and dentistry is one of them. Laser dentistry uses a very fine, intense beam of light to perform oral surgeries and dental procedures. This innovation allows patients to enjoy less painful, more comfortable treatments for all types of oral health […]

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What to Expect with Wisdom Tooth Removal

July 24, 2018

After thousands of wisdom tooth extractions for our Anderson, OH community, and observing the level of anxiety the idea creates in our patients, we wanted to address what to expect when during your wisdom tooth removal. Why Remove Your Wisdom Teeth ? Wisdom tooth removal is a very common procedure. Wisdom teeth, sometimes called third molars, […]

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Optimize Your Oral Health With Modern Periodontal Techniques

April 30, 2018

Chronic periodontal issues are common, and many people think they have no option but to manage these issues with uncomfortable treatments. However, when you choose a periodontist who uses the most modern treatments available, you can dramatically improve your health while experiencing minimal discomfort. Here at Shenandoah Valley Implant Institute, Dr. Victor Saunders and Dr. […]

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3 Key Benefits of the LANAP Laser Gum Surgery

February 5, 2018

The team at Knellinger Dental Excellence wants every patient to have excellent periodontal health. To effectively treat gum disease, patients can undergo LANAP® laser gum surgery. This is an FDA-cleared treatment that utilizes a laser to eliminate bacteria within the infected gum tissue. Ultrasonic scalers may also be used to get rid of tartar from […]

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PST™: Not Just a Fix for Gummy Smiles

December 27, 2017

If you’re dealing with gum recession, you likely don’t see any connection between your gummy woes and PST. To many PST is Pacific Standard time, but PST™ also stands for the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. PST™ can be vitally important in restoring your smile, eliminating pain, and preventing future degradation and infection. Why Is Gum […]

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There Is No Need to Put Off Treatment With Laser Dentistry

December 22, 2017

When is the last time you went to the dentist? Many people fear going to the dentist and put it off as long as they can, but you could be doing major harm to your mouth or even the rest of your body. If you have signs of gum disease, it is important to visit […]

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Receding Gums – More Than a Cosmetic Issue

December 20, 2017

Gum recession can multiple negative effects on your life: not only can it steal your smile and decrease self-confidence, it can also cause a multitude of health issues. Besides pain and personal discomfort, the effects of receding gums can lead to tooth loss and higher risk of issues severely impacting your long-term health. Why Are […]

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