Archive for the ‘Periodontal Disease’ Category

Gum Recession: Quick Details

When you know something isn’t right with your smile at the moment but you have a hard time verbalizing what’s wrong, it’s best to start with the obvious factors. If you can quickly respond with information like, “My gums seem to be further away,” or, “My teeth look longer,” you might be dealing with gum […]

Fast Facts About Periodontal Disease

When you learn about periodontal disease, you find out that it’s something that can become chronic. You also discover that it’s something you can treat and clear if you catch it early enough. As a result, you may find yourself wondering the best way to prevent the issue, how to detect it if it should […]

What is Periodontal Scaling & Root Planing?

Dental cleanings are, or at least should be, the most frequent reason for visiting your dentist. However, sometimes, a dental cleaning isn’t enough to clean the plaque and tartar from your teeth, such as when the biofilms develop out of sight on the roots of your teeth. In such cases, periodontal scaling and root planing […]