Periodontal Treatments

Gum Disease

We might seem biased because we’re periodontists, but research backs up the fact that good periodontal health is necessary for good overall health. Studies have revealed a connection between periodontal disease and serious systemic health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory disease. With up to 50% of U.S. adults suffering from some form of gum disease,.............

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Regeneration

As periodontal disease progresses, it can do a lot of damage to your gum tissue, including the bones underneath and the connective tissue that holds it all together. This creates a vicious cycle where the damaged tissue allows the bacteria to spread. If left untreated, it’s likely that you’ll lose teeth. In fact, according to the CDC, periodontal disease is the number one cause of lost teeth in U.S. adults............

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Gum Grafting

One of the most notorious signs of gum disease is gum recession. As your gums pull back from your teeth, more of your root surface is exposed. Not only does this not look good, the exposed roots are more sensitive than your regular tooth surface, which can lead to pain. Additionally, the exposed roots create more opportunities for decay...................

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Pin Hole

We are proud to offer gum recession therapy at our Hollywood, FL periodontal office using the innovative new Pin Hole technique. This technique..... Learn More »

Bite Adjustments

Part of having a healthy smile is having a bite that is in proper alignment. When your bite is out of alignment, a number of problems can develop. For instance, you may develop bruxism, which is the medical term for clenching and grinding your teeth. Bruxism can lead to damage to your teeth, including erosion and abfraction, which looks like notches in the tooth surface near..........

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Sedation Dentisitry

For some people, a visit to the dentist is a source of intense fear and anxiety. As many as 20% of adults in the U.S. are believed to have so much anxiety that they avoid visiting the dentist for routine preventive care. Unfortunately, this means that they only go to the dentist when a painful condition drives them there. Since by this point the problem requires more...........

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Implant Infection Treatment

Dental implants are one of the best ways to restore missing teeth. They look natural, feel comfortable, and even help to preserve your periodontal bone. They are not, however, infallible. Like the rest of your dentistry, implants require excellent self-care to stay healthy. Even though an implant won’t decay like a regular tooth, it can still build up plaque..........

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