February 28, 2018

Your gum health plays an important role in the overall health of your body. And when your gums are in distress? There are serious consequences to be had. Periodontal disease, perhaps more commonly known as gum disease, afflicts nearly half of Americans aged 30 and over (CDC). That’s almost one in every two people. Once […]

February 20, 2018

If you find yourself suffering from moderate or severe periodontal disease that is negatively affecting your life, you might want to talk to your dentist or periodontist about laser gum surgery. In the past, the primary method for removing infected areas from the gums has been cutting around them with a blade, or scalpel. Like […]

February 10, 2018

From gingivitis to dental bone graft, here are six important gum-related terms to brush up on before your next check-up. Periodontal disease Periodontal translates to “around the teeth.” Periodontal disease refers to conditions related to the gums, the soft, fleshy tissue surrounding your teeth. Your gum health is critical not only for aesthetic reasons – […]

January 30, 2018

Most of us learn at a young age that we need to see the dentist at least once a year. But many people are not familiar with periodontists in Orlando or what they do. Periodontitis is more commonly known as gum disease, and a periodontist is a specialist with intensive training to help diagnose, treat, […]

January 20, 2018

Vitamins and minerals are important for your oral hygiene tooth health just as they are for every other part of your body. Before we get into the nitty gritty about which foods to eat to improve your dental health, let’s talk science. Our teeth are composed of four different types of tissues: pulp, dentin, enamel, […]