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What can you do if you suspect to have periodontal disease?

April 6, 2016

It is recommended that you see your dentist or dental hygienist at least once a year to check your gums for signs of periodontal disease. If you have any of the signs or symptoms of periodontal disease, your dentist or hygienist will refer you to a periodontist. Early detection and treatment of periodontal disease can not only prevent irreversible loss of bone around teeth, it can also reduce the need for more complex and costly treatments in the future.
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What are signs and symptoms of periodontal disease?

March 9, 2016

• Red and puffy gums • Bleeding gums when brushing or flossing • Loose teeth • “Migrating teeth” resulting in spaces between teeth • Pain and discomfort- manifested in advanced disease.
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What is periodontal disease?

February 3, 2016

Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease refers to a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the tissues supporting teeth. These tissues include gums, the jawbone and the connective tissue attaching teeth to the jawbone. Although there are different forms of periodontal disease, the most common forms are known as gingivitis and periodontitis. Whereas gingivitis is typically treatable, periodontitis can result in significant loss of bone around teeth. Early diagnosis is key to successful treatment.
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Welcome

June 22, 2015

The purpose of this blog is to disseminate some useful information regarding oral health. Our patients constantly ask us very good questions. Others may have the same questions, but may not have a chance to ask. We will present these questions with answers here in this blog. We will also present new knowledge about oral health, technologies used in dental care and new discoveries made. We believe the public will benefit from this.
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