Monthly Archives: July 2015

What are the treatment options for Periodontal Disease?

Let us take care of your smile! The best decision regarding your treatment option can be made after a full mouth examination and any necessary tests or x-rays.  However, common options may include the following: Non-surgical treatments, such as scaling … Continue reading

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Your Health Is Our Concern

When you visit our office for a regular check-up, your medical conditions are of great importance to us. When we are aware of your physical health concerns, we can be more vigilant in identifying potential dental concerns.  Some medical conditions … Continue reading

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What about Gingivitis?

Gingivitis is a common dental concern which can lead to periodontal disease if not treated early.  If you have noticed bleeding when you floss or brush your teeth, or if your gums seem red, swollen, sensitive or painful, this may … Continue reading

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What can I do to prevent periodontal disease?

The American Dental Association, ADA, found that bacteria in the mouth can start causing gum disease in only 24 hours; so regular, thorough cleaning is imperative.  The first, and most important, step is to take excellent care of your teeth– … Continue reading

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Information about Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease, often called gum disease, is actually an infection in the gums and tissues that support your teeth.   When plaque and food particles are left on teeth, a build-up of bacteria occurs in that crevice just below the gum … Continue reading

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