How Long Does It Take to Get Dental Implants for Dentures?

Published: July 17, 2019

Even replacing just a few teeth can dramatically change a person’s quality of life. And when you look adding new teeth to a mouth with just a few viable teeth left or none at all, the process can be flat-out life changing. So how long does it take to for a person to have their […]

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5 Reasons Patients Choose Dental Implants

Published: July 15, 2019

If you are missing teeth, you have a lot of tooth replacement options to choose from. You may be wondering which option best fits your needs and budget. Though solutions like partials, dentures, and dental bridges do replace teeth, they often come up short in the long-term. This is why most patients choose dental implants […]

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The Dangers of Gum Disease

Published: June 14, 2019

You know that healthy gums have a major role in maintaining a beautiful, healthy smile, but if you are like most people, you do not think much about them unless they are swollen and bleeding. Unfortunately, those are the first signs that your gums are infected. Dr. Steven N. Rice, a periodontist who treats gum […]

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Males and Gum Disease

Published: June 12, 2019

It’s unfortunate but true that men are more affected by oral disease than women. Multiple studies have shown that not only do men experience the condition significantly more often, but they also have a more severe presentation on average than women with gum disease. Some recent studies have finally discerned the reasons for this, and […]

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Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist With Sedation Dentistry

Published: May 23, 2019

Many people develop a phobia of dental offices for a litany of reasons. One bad experience or an overactive gag reflex can make dental visits unpleasant. Instead of avoiding these visits, you should ask our periodontist about sedation dentistry. There are different methods available at Advanced Laser Gum Surgery Institute of Washington to help you […]

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The Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Published: May 16, 2019

Did you know that it is possible, for even the most anxious dental patient, to have a relaxed, comfortable visit to the dentist? Sedation dentistry offers numerous benefits for both the doctor and the patient. Periodontist Dr. Steven Rice provides several types of sedation dentistry in his Rockville, MD, practice, which has had a significantly […]

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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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