A periodontist is a specialist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal diseases, and in the surgical placement and maintenance of dental implants. Receiving three more years of schooling beyond regular dentist school they focus on periodontal disease and other aspects of the gums as well as the rest of the supporting structures […]
Eating Disorders And Your Oral Health There’s nothing wrong with watching what you eat in order to maintain a healthy and trim body, but sometimes dieting can take an ugly turn and develop into an eating disorder. The most commonly diagnosed ones are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa; and not only do they have […]
The Year Is Almost Over, Have You Gotten The Most Out Of Your Dental Plan? Fall is upon us. Kids are back in school, leaves are changing and in a few months you’re going to have to pay a whole new deductible for your dental coverage. That’s why now is the time to visit Anthem […]
As you drove away from your dentist appointment, you couldn’t stop thinking about it. You brush and floss regularly and yet you have gum disease? Isn’t that for people that don’t take care of their teeth? Well actually, the answer to the last question is “no.” Periodontal disease can be caused by many factors—both ones […]
When your gums have receded to a point that causes Dr. DeAndrade to have serious concerns, he may recommend that you undergo a procedure known as connective tissue grafting (gum grafts).
A link has been discovered between the oral bacteria caused by poor dental hygiene (which leads to gum disease) and the degeneration of brain tissue.
Some of the biggest benefits to patients are that the ultrasonic scaling device cleans faster with less pressure.
As it deeply cleans your teeth below the gum line, root planing is one of the most effective ways to halt gingivitis and periodontitis before they cause significant damage to your teeth and gums.
Periodontitis is a gum disease that when left untreated, can cause great damage to your teeth and gums.
If you have experience the loss of one or more teeth and wish to restore your smile, you may want to consider dental implants. As with any procedure, there are several things you should consider before making your decision.