11 01, 2017

FDA Denies Snus Claims for Safer Tobacco Label

By |January 11th, 2017|Gum Disease, Gum Graft, Receding Gums|

Currently, all tobacco products are required to carry warning labels that describe the serious health risks related to their use. This includes both cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. Recently, Swedish Match attempted to use the Modified […]

14 12, 2016

Ensuring the Best Appearance After Braces

By |December 14th, 2016|Cosmetic Dentistry, Gum Graft, Orthodontics|

’Braces’ work well to straighten teeth, but sometimes they don’t always give you the beautiful smile you were hoping for. Fortunately, there are ways to touch-up your appearance after braces so that you’ll […]

14 07, 2016

Gum Disease Treatment Can Lower Risk of Replacement Knee Infections

By |July 14th, 2016|Gum Disease, Health, Preventative Dentistry|

We frequently talk about how much oral bacteria can travel through the body to colonize other locations, but here’s a striking statistic to drive the point home: perhaps 13% of infections following knee replacement surgery […]

8 07, 2016

How a Periodontist Can Help Women Manage Elevated Dry Socket Risk

By |July 8th, 2016|Risks and Complications, Tooth Extraction|

We have long suspected that women are at a higher risk for dry socket than men. Now a new study confirms this is the case, although it’s much higher for women using hormonal birth control. […]

24 06, 2016

Benefits of Working with a Dental Implant Specialist

By |June 24th, 2016|Dental Implants, Gum Disease, Periodontist|

If you are considering dental implants, then you need to know about the potential benefits of choosing a ’dental to place your implants. When working with a specialist — specifically a […]