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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

Restoring Gum Health

Gum disease is a common problem that can occur very gradually. Aging, brushing too hard, genetics, and any lapse in hygiene habits can get the ball rolling in the wrong direction. It starts with oral bacteria that feed on particles of carbohydrate-rich foods left behind after a meal. The bacteria metabolize carbohydrates and produce plaque […]

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Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 2 minute read

Oral Cancer Prevention Tips

The best offense when considering the risk of oral cancer is a good defense. It’s always easier to prevent cancer by limiting risk factors than it is to treat a patient who has already developed the disease. Although frightening, oral cancer can be treated effectively, especially if discovered early on. Routine dental visits can prevent […]

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Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 2 minute read

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