When the gums and teeth are not healthy, bacteria build-up can lead to bad breath, bleeding of the gums during brushing and flossing, gum recession, and even bone loss. This is a condition called periodontal disease. It will eventually lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Periodontal disease is treated by deep cleanings and maintenance plans specific to your needs. Our hygiene department is highly skilled in treatment for this condition and will be sure to bring you back to optimal oral health. Regular 3-month visits are recommended for patients who have been diagnosed with periodontal disease.
Denture wearers want to know that their dentures are clean and appear natural to family and friends. Daily cleaning and stain removal are essential for fresh breath and a natural smile. However, constant cleaning shortens the life of dentures, but people who do not clean dentures suffer from discomfort or fungal infections. What should denture […]
Today we live in a society that values appearance unlike any time before. The attractive and youthful are glorified, while the aging population attempts to find the ever elusive fountain of youth. In 2009, during one of our nation’s worst recessions to date, an astounding 10 billion dollars was spent on elective, cosmetic procedures. It […]