The Prevention and Treatment Of Gum DiseaseThe Prevention and Treatment Of Gum Disease


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The Prevention and Treatment Of Gum Disease

My name is Hal Martin and at my last dental checkup my dentist told me that I had gum disease. My dentist gave me instructions about what I needed to do so that the gum disease wouldn't get worse and turn into periodontal disease. When I returned home, I immediately began learning everything I could about gum disease by reading dental articles online. I sure didn't want it to get worse so I knew that I needed to take action right away. In this blog, you'll learn all about gum disease including what it is, the causes and how you can help prevent it. I wanted to write this blog to get the word out to as many people about gum disease to hopefully help others have healthy gums.

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Americans spend over $1.4 billion every year on over-the-counter teeth whitening products, and 80 percent of American adults want whiter teeth. As such, it's unsurprising that American consumers are always looking for new ways to get a whiter smile, and a lot of people believe that the natural health benefits of fresh fruit can also help them get the white teeth they want. Find out if fresh fruit really is a good way to whiten your teeth, and learn more about the effects this type of food can have on your dental health. Read More 

5 Unique Ways To Give The Gift Of Cosmetic Dentistry

Many people would love to change a part of their smile. Whether it's a chipped tooth, whiter teeth, or another part of your smile, a cosmetic dentist has the ability to change all of this. If there is someone in your life who wants to change their smile, then you can give them the gift of cosmetic dentistry. Instead of just booking an appointment, there are five unique ways to give the gift and make it memorable. Read More 

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Getting dental care is important no matter the status of your smile, but missing teeth are best handled by experienced dentists. Prosthodontists specialize in creating prosthetic dental devices, and they also tend to focus on oral surgery, TMJ stabilization, and cleft palette improvements too. The extra training and specialized experience of the prosthodontist helps you get better treatment results in these five ways. Better Implant Results Whether you want a full plate denture set anchored by posts or independent dental implants, you need the help of an expert for good results. Read More 

The Truth About A Broken Tooth: More Than Just A Cosmetic Issue

If you have chipped or broken off a piece of your tooth, your first instinct might not be to run to the dentist to fix this seemingly small cosmetic problem.  What you might not realize is that what starts off as a small chip can often turn into a much larger and more painful problem.  In order to properly resolve your broken tooth it is essential that you: Pay particular attention to the warning signs of infection Understand why seeing a dentist at a place like Maplewood Dental Associates, PA is essential in preventing future issues with your tooth Implement some simple remedies and techniques in the meantime to alleviate pain, protect the tooth and ward off infection The Warning Signs Of Infection Read More 

Laser Dentistry And Dental Hygiene: Diode Lasers For Root Planing And Scaling

Many dental experts recommend going in for your dental appointment every six months. These appointments involve not only thorough inspections of the dental condition and health, but also maintenance services like root planing and scaling procedures to remove any accumulated dental plaque and calculus that may eventually cause inflammation. Although dentists traditionally used hand scalers and other manual tools only, combining the use of diode lasers via laser dentistry has made maintenance work a lot more effective. Read More