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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, please call our office.

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Periodontal Disease Treatment of Periodontitis Scaling and Root Planing Crown Lengthening Implants Osseous Surgery Regeneration Early Stage Gingivitis Pocket Reduction (Flap Surgery) Gingivectomy Grafts Ridge Augmentation What is Periodontics...

Mouth Rinses
... In general, therapeutic rinses with fluoride have been shown to actually fight cavities, plaque and gingivitis...

Women and Tooth Care
...Birth control pills have been shown to increase the risk of gingivitis, and hormone replacement therapy has been shown to cause bleeding and swollen gums...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...Some antiseptic mouth rinses have been accepted by the American Dental Association for their breath freshening properties and therapeutic benefits in reducing plaque and gingivitis...

Gum Disease (Gingivitis)
...In many cases, however, gingivitis can go unnoticed...

General Prevention Tips
Gingivitis can be reversed in nearly all cases when proper plaque control is practiced...

When to See a Periodontist?
...In addition, about half of women experience "pregnancy gingivitis...