Osseointegration Makes Dental Implants Strong

Dental implant restorations continue to grow in popularity as replacements for missing or severely compromised teeth. This treatment process occurs in different phases. It starts with our dentist, Dr. Jean-Max Jean-Pierre performing a minimally invasive oral surgery in which a small titanium dental implant is directly inserted into the living bone tissues. Afterward, he will… Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention

Currently, advanced stages of gum disease affect over 47% of adults over 30 in the United States. To fight gum disease, you must develop excellent oral hygiene habits.   Brush your teeth and gums twice a day, for two minutes each session. Only use a soft-bristled toothbrush. This will protect your gum tissues and tooth… Read more »

Know Your Options for Gum Disease Treatment and Prevention

It’s common knowledge that gum disease can cause chronic bad breath and tooth loss, but you may not be aware that an untreated condition can be linked to additional health complications such as diabetes, dementia, respiratory infections, heart attack, and stroke. We encourage you to learn the signs of gum disease, as well as your… Read more »

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 »