Posts Tagged ‘gum recession’
What Is Gum Recession?
The health of our gums is often ignored. However, significant symptoms like bleeding gums and inflammation are a sign of periodontal disease. The progression of gum disease can lead to mild gum recession and eventually a more severe form. This recession will require treatment for a healthy smile. Depending upon the severity of the…Read More
Juvederm As Gum Fillers
Our gums are crucial to the esthetic appearance of our smiles. Gaps or spaces near the gum line can detract from a perfect smile. These gaps are often called “Black Triangles.” Several issues cause these black triangles. These issues cause lost volume and can include: Periodontal Disease Gum Recession Gaps Between Teeth Orthodontic Treatment…Read More
Can Receding Gums Regrow Back?
Receding gum tissue can be an issue especially as we get older. Normal healthy gum tissue will follow snugly against the conforms of our teeth. Gum recession occurs when the gum tissue recedes or pulls away from teeth exposing the root below. This creates an esthetic issue as well as a functional one. The roots…Read More
How To Manage Sensitive Teeth
Sensitive teeth can occur for a variety of reasons and in many ways. Sensitivity to temperature, sweets, touch, or pressure are the main types of tooth sensitivity. The pain and discomfort from sensitive teeth are generally a sign of trauma, tooth decay, or wear, and can range from mildly irritating to quite painful. Did you…Read More
Top Tooth Brushing Mistakes
Tooth brushing has been a part of our lives since we can remember. It has become an activity that, for most, seems to be second nature. Brushing your teeth, as with any habit, can become tedious. You may forget the proper way and get sloppy, or may never have learned proper tooth brushing techniques to…Read More
Tongue Tied? Frenectomy Could Be The Answer
Frenectomy – is the removal of a frenulum (small fold of tissue that prevents an organ in the body from moving too far). It can refer to frenula in several places on the human body. In dentistry, this procedure is routinely done for orthodontic purposes but can also be done for other functional reasons. Types Of Frenectomy…Read More
What Is Your Dental Age?
We all know someone who does not look their age. Whether it be their hair, lack of wrinkles, or just the way they present themselves. They seem to defy time by staying active and being young at heart. On the other end of the spectrum, there are those who are older than their years. This…Read More