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Why Is Periodontal Charting Important?

Periodontal charting is an integral part of your dental health care. It helps to track the progression and treatment of periodontitis, also known as gum disease. While this type of infection is common, many people don’t realize that periodontal charting can play an essential role in preventing it. Periodontal charting monitors your gum health by measuring […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 15 • 3 minute read

Foods to Eat if You Have Gum Disease

Did you know that eating certain foods can help resolve the damage done by gum disease? Here are some great choices to include in your gum-disease-tackling diet!

Written by prositesdentalJun 16 • 2 minute read

The Keys to Optimal Gum Health

Are you worried about gum health? Check out these tips for preventing and treating gum disease!

Written by prositesdentalMar 18 • 3 minute read

What’s the Purpose of Periodontal Charting?

Have you ever wondered why your dentist calls out numbers to the assistant while checking your teeth? This is periodontal charting, also called probing or periodontal screening, and it is a critical part of your annual dental exam. What is Periodontal Charting? Periodontal charting is the process of measuring pockets – the space between a […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 10 • 3 minute read

Should You See a Periodontist Before Getting Braces?

Most people assume dental braces only serve a cosmetic purpose. Other than aligning your teeth, they have several practical benefits. They make it easier to chew food, improve speech patterns, and reduce grinding or chipping. Also, straighter teeth allow you to brush and floss better because you can reach all the areas where food can […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 23 • 3 minute read

How Lasers Assist in Periodontal Care

Healthy gums are the foundation of a beautiful smile, but many Americans experience symptoms of gum disease at some point in their lives. Traditional methods of treating gum disease can be intimidating, and not many people look forward to visiting a dentist for cleanings. With Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (or LANAP), harmful bacteria are removed […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 19 • 2 minute read

How Periodontal Disease Affects the Body

Gum disease can have far-reaching effects on your oral health and appearance. However, many individuals develop the condition without knowing it and the initial warning signs such as gum-tissue inflammation and occasional bleeding are ignored. Even if you have these symptoms, don’t give up! When caught early, gum disease can be prevented, and the damage […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 5 • 2 minute read

5 Signs of Gum Disease

We often don’t think about oral health beyond our teeth, yet nearly half of all adults suffer from some form of gum disease. What most fail to realize is that if gum disease is left untreated, it can negatively impact your oral health resulting in infections, gum recession, and even tooth loss. Your gums are […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 20 • 2 minute read

What is Periodontal Disease and How to Prevent it?

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is comprised of two separate words: perio which means around and dontal, meaning teeth. Periodontal disease is an infection of the gum that surrounds the teeth. Periodontal disease is a progressive condition that can destroy soft tissue rapidly.The leading cause of gum disease or periodontal disease is poor […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 27 • 5 minute read

Prosthodontics: Implants, Crowns, Bridges, Veneers

Prosthodontics is the branch of dentistry that design and implement artificial replacements for teeth and gums. These include fillings, dentures, veneers, crowns, bridges and dental implants and any combination of treatments to restore lost or damaged teeth. Replacing missing or damaged teeth is important for many reasons. Gaps in your smile are not only embarrassing, […]

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Written by prositesdentalFeb 27 • 3 minute read

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