Posts Tagged ‘periodontist las vegas’
Dangers Of Progressive Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease is a condition that affects millions of Americans. According to studies by the Centers For Disease Control (CDC), almost half of American adults above 30 years of age are impacted by periodontal disease. The symptoms can often go unnoticed until it is too late for treatment. Our oral health plays a major role…Read More
5 Myths About Periodontal Disease
Periodontal Disease (or commonly called gum disease) generally affects everyone at some point in their lives. Studies have shown at any one time more than 80% are affected by the disease. It is an extremely common disease that if left untreated is quite progressive. Luckily, for most patients, periodontal disease in its earliest form,…Read More
What Does A Dental Cleaning Cost?
Dental Cleaning Costs & Why They Are Necessary Professional teeth cleanings in a dental office with a dentist or dental hygienist remove plaque and tartar buildup on your teeth above and below the gum line. Plaque naturally builds up in your mouth, even with routine brushing and flossing. Regular teeth cleanings can maintain your smile…Read More
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
Is Periodontal Disease Reversible?
Periodontal disease is a common and often unpleasant disease ranging from its earliest form of gingivitis all the way to advanced chronic periodontitis. According to research evidence, it could also play a role in a whole host of seemingly unrelated health problems. Periodontal Disease is a slow, progressive disease that has the capability to destroy…Read More
Top 5 Signs Of Periodontal Disease
Nearly 50 percent of all patients experience some form of periodontal disease in their lives. Most fail to understand that if periodontal disease is left untreated, it can negatively impact your oral health, resulting in dental infections, gum recession, and possibly tooth loss. Your gums are an essential part of oral and overall health,…Read More
What Is Full Periodontal Charting?
Periodontal charting is a routine part of your dental health. Maintaining these periodontal records helps your dentist to track the progression and treatment of gum disease. Gum disease in its earliest form can be reversible. However, once it progresses, bone loss and gum recession will occur. Periodontal screening monitors your gum and bone health…Read More
What Is Gum Contouring?
Gum contouring (also called a gum lift) is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that can change the shape of the gum tissue surrounding your teeth. A cosmetic dentist can use gum contouring to remove excessive gingival tissue. This extra tissue will give you a “gummy” smile. Gum contouring and Gingival tissue grafting can also be used…Read More
Plaque Vs Tartar – What Is The Difference?
Dental health commercials routinely use the words tartar and plaque but do you know the difference? People and advertisements tend to use the terms interchangeably. While they are closely related, there is a definite difference between the two terms. What is Plaque? Plaque is a sticky, soft, transparent film that accumulates on teeth and…Read More
Will Your Gums Grow Back After Gum Contouring Surgery?
A gummy smile is a concern for many patients in Las Vegas, NV. Marielaina Perrone DDS is a well-trained and experienced dentist with over 20 years of experience. When you have overgrown gum tissues, your teeth will appear extremely small. Dr. Perrone can remove small portions of this gum tissue to create a more…Read More