Your Guide to the Pinhole Surgical Technique

Published: April 12, 2019

Receding gums, an unfortunate symptom of gum disease, can age your smile. When gum tissue recedes, it leaves more of your tooth root exposed to bacteria and decay. It also lengthens the appearance of your teeth, in a negative way. Traditionally, periodontists would correct receding gums with a grafting procedure that required multiple surgical sites […]

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3 Reasons Dental Implants May Be a Better Treatment Choice for You Than Dentures

Published: April 8, 2019

Deciding whether to receive dental implants or dentures is a big decision for someone with multiple missing teeth. While it’s ultimately up to you and your periodontist to decide what treatment option is the best match for your short- and long-term dental health goals, here are a few reasons why implants may be a better […]

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Pinhole® Surgical Technique Frequently Asked Questions

Published: March 11, 2019

If your smile is affected by receding gums in Rockville, MD, you may be noticing your teeth becoming more sensitive, looking longer, and they may even feel loose! If this is the case for you, there is hope with the help of the Pinhole® Surgical Technique, a minimally invasive treatment for receding gums. This treatment […]

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3 Ways You Can Benefit From All-On-4 Dental Implants

Published: February 22, 2019

Dental implants are highly recommended by dentists for people who have one or a few missing teeth, but what if you have lost many teeth or even have a full arch of missing teeth? Fortunately, you can still experience the benefits of dental implants without worrying about the cost of replacing all of your teeth […]

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The Heart-Mouth Connection

Published: February 12, 2019

Your smile may hold the key to heart health. Research has proven a link between oral health and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Maintaining healthy gums is more important than we realized. Preventing periodontal disease can help you live a longer, healthier life. How Periodontal Disease Affects Your Mouth There are bacteria […]

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What Procedures Do Periodontists Specialize In?

Published: January 14, 2019

Do you know what a periodontist does? A periodontist is a specialist who focuses on the health of gums and bone tissue. After they complete their education in general dentistry, they receive an additional three years of training in the prevention and treatment of gum disease and implant dentistry. While their purview is much wider […]

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Scared of the Dentist? We Can Help!

Published: January 7, 2019

Millions of people are scared to go to a dental office. In some cases, this phobia is so severe people will avoid going at all costs to the detriment of their oral health. Fortunately, you have nothing to fear with our periodontist because we provide sedation dentistry. Our methods will make you more comfortable or […]

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5 Signs You Should See a Periodontist

Published: December 17, 2018

When you experience a throbbing toothache, you know it is time to see the dentist but when is the right time to see your periodontist? The signs of periodontal trouble are surprisingly easy to spot. It typically begins with bleeding gums which are, unfortunately, easy to ignore. Read on to learn what signs to look […]

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3 Serious Risks of Living With Gum Disease

Published: December 6, 2018

When you experience chronic bad breath, loose teeth and bleeding gums, you likely have gum disease. In this circumstance, you need immediate gum disease treatment or else you will experience far more severe health problems. Increased Risk of Heart Attack and Heart Disease Several studies have pointed to a correlation between periodontal disease and heart […]

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Is Laser Dentistry Better than Conventional Methods?

Published: November 12, 2018

Advancements in technology have vastly improved the quality of our lives, including the experience we have in the periodontist’s chair. The implementation of lasers in dental treatments has enhanced patient comfort, convenience, and overall results. Laser dentistry is now a commonly requested service, yet fewer than 10% of periodontists offer it, as it requires a […]

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