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About Periodontal disease

About Periodontal disease

Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss your teeth? Most of us ignore our bleeding gums thinking it’s a natural occurrence. But little do we know how severe problems it can cause for us in the future. Dr. DeAndrade of Anthem Periodontics and Dental Implants in Las Vegas will now take you on a tour explaining the nature of periodontal disease, and its methods of prevention and cure. What is periodontal disease? Bleeding gums, also known as the periodontal disease is a condition that occurs when your gums are infected by bacteria. It can be a simple...

Pinhole Procedure For Receding Gums

Before having your pinhole surgery to treat gum recession, you should be clear on what to expect following the treatment. The good news is that recovery time for this particular procedure is very minimal, typically just one day. To put that in perspective, the traditional gum recession treatment of gum grafting requires two to three weeks for recovery. Simply put, you should expect minimal discomfort and swelling for a few days following the pinhole surgery and a healthier smile and happier gums right away. Minimal Discomfort Following the pinhole...

Oral Cancer Screening In Las Vegas

Oral Cancer Screening In Las Vegas

What is Oral Cancer? Oral cancer or mouth cancer is a part of a group of cancers generally referred to as head and neck cancers. It consists of cancers of the lips, inner linings of the cheeks, tongue, sinuses, palates, floor and roof of the mouth, and even the throat.   Sign and Symptoms The most common symptoms of this disease are: sores with unexplained bleeding lump or swelling and thickening in the mouth or lips loose teeth pain in the tongue jaw stiffness pain and difficulty in pain and swallowing chronic sore throat If not treated and...

Improved Appearance with All on 4

Improved Appearance with All on 4

As far as teeth replacement options are concerned, dental implants provide more stability and durability than dentures and bridges. Dental implants are small titanium posts that are fixed into the jaw, which provide a base for dentures or prosthetic teeth to be fixed later on. The thing about titanium posts is that they stimulate the growth of the jawbone like a natural tooth. In other words, a dental implant replaces the tooth root as well, whereas dentures only replace the visible portion of the tooth. Due to this reason, dentures can slip and move,...

Bone Grafting In Las Vegas

Bone Grafting In Las Vegas

Despite the intricate link of oral health with the rest of the body, most people tend to neglect oral care. Brushing teeth is considered a formality, while dental visits are considered the lowest priority. However, treating oral problems is both painful and expensive. In this article, we are going to discuss bone grafting surgery. What is Bone Grafting? Bone grafting surgery aims to restore damaged jawbone due to tooth loss or gum disease, and to encourage further growth. This is done by creating an incision in the gum to add grafting material into the...