Archive for the ‘ Periodontal Maintenance ’ Category

What Is Periodontal Charting?

A Periodontal Chart is also referred to as a gum chart. It is a graphic chart dental professionals use for organizing the information about your gums. Periodontal charting is the best way to uncover the difference between patients that are periodontally healthy and those with periodontal disease. The area between your gum and tooth is […]

10 Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease can be serious business if left untreated. The good news is, with regular maintenance and good oral hygiene, you can avoid and even reverse the early stages of gum disease. We’ve put together some tips for you that will help you prevent gum disease.

Lasers for Healthy Gums!

For periodontal care, lasers are proving themselves to be less invasive tools for accomplishing (in most cases) the same mission: the cleaning of tissue and roots under the gums to avoid or treat gum disease.

Awareness of Periodontal Disease

Every day we see new patients for consultations regarding their periodontal disease. Increasingly, many come from the internet, and some from the traditional referral networks. Many of these are second opinions. It is frightening(in dental terms) how many patients have been seen for years in their dentists’ offices with very little care given to the […]