May 30, 2017

What Is Periodontal Surgery? Periodontal surgery is performed for the purpose of restoring the normal function of the gums, the bone, and the ligament that provide support for the teeth. As a result, it is not a single procedure so much as a collection of them with the same purpose, with common examples ranging from […]

May 20, 2017

What Is Bite Adjustment? Like its name suggests, bite adjustment is a series of periodontics procedures used to create a more comfortable fit when the patient is biting down. In most cases, these procedures involve changes to the teeth, whereas changes to the joints are reserved for cases when the cartilage has become either torn or […]

May 10, 2017

Nearly one in four Americans suffer from some level of gum deterioration, ranging from gum line recession to gingivitis to periodontitis. The effects begin with soreness of the gums and minor bleeding but ultimately can lead to dangerous infections, tooth loss, and a general decline in overall health and wellness. Clearly, periodontal disease should be […]

April 30, 2017

More often than not, it strikes you as a quick, fleeting pain—jarring you to the reality that something might be wrong—before it disappears. Invariably, the pain returns. When it does, it can be minor to severe, which might indicate gum disease, and it can be intermittent or pack a more sustained punch. But how would […]

April 20, 2017

Everyone seems to know that “you are what you eat.” But how on earth do the foods we eat and the beverages we drink bypass our teeth and make such a landing statement on our back ends, hips, and thighs? Answer: they don’t. End runs may work in football, but there’s no fooling your teeth […]