Gum Disease Warning Signs

With gum disease affecting more people each year, it’s a great time to learn about the ailment and its warning signs. We’ve amassed this list of warning signs for you to review, so please read over it and phone us for a visit if you sense any of the warning signs in your own mouth…. Read more »

What Does Gum Disease Look Like?

One of the major causes of tooth decay, tooth loss and cavities in adults, gum disease impacts about half of Americans older than 30. So what is gum disease? Learn a little about gum disease and what affects it can have on you by reading on below. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, gingivitis… Read more »

The Reasons Why Brushing is Necessary for a Top-Notch Oral Health

Your dentist recommends brushing your teeth every morning and every night, but do you ever wonder why? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dental team is happy to give you the reasons why you should brush your teeth regularly. Before we do so, we want to remind you to brush… Read more »

Surgeries for Gum Disease

Gum disease is a dental ailment where pouches of bacterial acids infect the gums, damaging the gums and decaying pearly whites and bone. Left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, periodontal disease is preventable with appropriate hygiene habits and treatable at our office. Here’s a few more bits of information about periodontal… Read more »

The Natural Process of Osseointegration Allows a Dental Implant to Replicate the Strength of a Tooth’s Original Root

The roots of your teeth are firmly anchored in the underlying bone tissues and further held in place by a series of periodontal ligaments in your gums. When a tooth is lost to untreated tooth decay or a severe dental trauma, this strong relationship is broken. While a dental bridge restoration can certainly replace the… Read more »

The Stages of Periodontitis

If you have bad breath, an unpleasant taste in your mouth, red, bleeding or swollen gums, you may have gum disease. The early stage of gum disease (or gingivitis) progressively worsens if left untreated. Eventually, this inflammation affects your jaw bone material and result in lost teeth. How do you get gum disease or periodontitis?… Read more »

Lasers Are Taking Over Dentistry

Laser dentistry is a field of dentistry that has increased in adoption in recent years. Some estimates put the use of lasers in dentist offices as high as six percent, and that quantity continues to grow as doctors are coming to appreciate the helpful outcomes of laser dentistry. Read about how the following oral treatments… Read more »

Gum Disease: General Information

Spotting the early warning symptoms of gum disease is crucial in treating the illness. In its initial stages, gum disease is often called gingivitis. As the disease evolves, it can turn more serious and lead to the eventual destabilization of the gums and cause the teeth to fall out if it is not treated. However,… Read more »

Periodontal Health Problems Can Affect the Integrity of Your Dental Bridge

Your new dental bridge was installed at Dr. Jean-Max Jean-Pierre’s dental office to fully restore your missing tooth. It was created in a special dental lab from materials that will not succumb to the effects of ordinary tooth decay. However, any inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene can cause harden into tartar to develop near… Read more »

Your Routine Dental Exam Will Detect Any New Cavities

The American Dental Association recommends that you have a routine dental exam and cleaning performed every six months. This appointment is designed to clean all traces of plaque and hardened tartar from your teeth, while also monitoring the overall health of your mouth. The dental exam will also detect any salient signs of periodontal disease… Read more »