Can Periodontal Disease Be Prevented?

Periodontal disease is a slow, progressive disease that can destroy you oral and systemic health. Many of the hallmark symptoms of periodontal disease sneak up on us and are often ignored at least initially. It is important not to ignore these signs and symptoms as periodontal disease is the #1 cause of tooth loss. Periodontal disease comes in…

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Top 10 Dental Symptoms

From occasional discomfort to persistent pain, dental issues can vary in severity. Recognizing common dental symptoms is crucial for timely intervention and optimal oral health. Below, we explore some prevalent symptoms and their potential implications. Sensitive Teeth: Initial discomfort when consuming hot or cold items could indicate tooth decay, enamel erosion, fractures, or gum-related issues.…

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What Are Bite Appliances Used For?

Modern dentistry has evolved from the days of just a simple nightguard for grinders. A well trained dentist can treat a number of issues that were not even considered even 15 years ago. Bite appliances can be utilized in treatment of, the combination of clenching and bruxing, obstructive sleep apnea, TMJ pain, and sports mouthguards.…

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Periodontal Disease Linked To Other Diseases?

Periodontal disease, comes in two forms gingivitis (reversible) and periodontitis (treatable but non reversible), is an infection of the gums caused by bacteria found in plaque. Recent studies have shown between 50-75% of people have some form of periodontal disease. More statistics show that approximately 30% of Americans are at an increased risk of developing periodontal…

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