Is Root Planing Necessary?

Root planing and scaling is a common procedure used to treat periodontitis or gum disease. Gum disease or periodontitis is an infection of the tissue around the teeth, often causing shrinkage of the gums and loosening of the teeth. When you don’t clean your teeth properly, a sticky film of bacteria, also known as plaque,…

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Dental Implants: A Great Remedy For Tooth Loss

Today’s patients have many alternatives for restoring their smiles after tooth loss. Dental implants tend to produce the best outcomes in many aspects. Because they are structurally complete, dental implants are superior to standard appliances and an ideal replacement for missing biological teeth. Patients interested in exploring this treatment option should consult with a periodontist…

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Gum Treatment: What are the benefits of functional crown lengthening?

Functional crown lengthening removes excess gum tissue in order to expose more of the crown material of the tooth underneath. Patients may undergo this procedure for a number of reasons, both functional and aesthetic. It is associated with many benefits for patients. Functional Crown Lengthening: The Procedure In performing crown lengthening, a periodontist will excise…

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