A Frenectomy Can Help You (or Your Child) Struggling With Tongue-Tie

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You may not be familiar with the term “lingual frenectomy,” but you might have heard of people being tongue-tied. Lingual frenectomy is a minor in-office oral surgery procedure performed by our periodontist to take out a band of tissue. Frena (which are small folds of oral tissue) attaches the bottom of your tongue to the... Read more »

Six Reasons Why You Should See a Periodontist To Examine Your Gums!

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Did you know that detecting gum disease in the early stages makes it the most effectively and economically treated? This is true for many oral health issues. As a periodontist, our team specializes in the areas of the mouth that surround and support your teeth – your gums, bone and connective tissues. These are the... Read more »

Don’t Let a Preventable Dental Emergency Sideline Your Oral Health

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Winter is almost here, and sports activities can find a way to bring a dental emergency into your life during the busy holiday season. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, swimming, or surfing, accidents can happen. It can mean running into a tree while sledding, falling on your face at an ice skating rink,... Read more »

What Can You Do About Gum Disease Symptoms?

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Your teeth aren’t the only things in your smile that can experience issues. Gum disease or periodontal disease can harm your smile and even your overall health. If your gums are diseased, harmful bacteria in the mouth can enter your bloodstream as they bond to the platelets in your blood, where clots can then form.... Read more »

Considering Dental Implants? A Sinus Lift Can Help!

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If you have lost teeth in the back of your mouth (whether from tooth loss from an extensive cavity, trauma, or periodontal disease), you should consider replacing them to keep your bite functioning properly and to preserve proper facial structure. It is because losing the molars in the upper jaw can cause tooth loss and... Read more »