5 Things Smokers Need To Know About Aggressive Periodontitis

Posted on: 20 May 2015

Periodontitis is a severe form of gum disease that affects not only the gum tissue, but the nearby ligaments and bones as well. This destructive disease can eventually lead to tooth loss or other serious complications. One form of this disease, aggressive periodontitis, destroys your tissues faster than other forms, and is a major concern for smokers. Here's what you need to know about this very destructive gum disease.  What causes aggressive periodontitis?
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Creepin' Cavities, Batman! A Candy That Fights Tooth Decay!

Posted on: 30 April 2015

The dentist emerges into the waiting room after giving your children their semi-annual checkups and tells you that they have cavities. This is frustrating to you, as you try to make sure your kids brush and floss daily. Beyond your feelings, fillings can be painful or anxiety-producing for your children, as the process can be a little intimidating. Can you avoid this in the future? Or do you need just to accept that your kids are cavity-prone?
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An Explanation Of The Dental Implant Procedure

Posted on: 10 April 2015

Dental implants are one of the most natural-looking options for replacing missing teeth. Many people who have considered dental implants are not familiar with the procedure, and may be nervous about its safety. Here is a step-by-step explanation of dental implant procedure, including consultation, surgery, and maintenance, to help you become more comfortable with the process. CT Scan for Bone Structure Before you have your dental implant surgery, you will visit your doctor so that he can perform a CT scan on your jaw.
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7 Items You Should Include In Your Dental Emergency Kit

Posted on: 30 March 2015

Dental emergencies such as toothaches, chipped teeth, and even teeth that have been completely knocked out will be much easier to handle if you have prepared a dental emergency kit. Having certain items on hand will allow you to quickly begin to take proactive steps to minimize dental emergencies. Following are seven items you should compile and keep in an easily-accessible place in the event you or someone in your household experiences a dental emergency.
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