oral cancer awareness month

Spotlight On: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

The month of April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and the team at Vero VIP Implants & Periodontics wants to make sure that patients have access to the information they need about this frighteningly common type of cancer. Cancers of the mouth and throat cause almost one death per hour for each day of the […]


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What is Surgical Gum Cleaning?

Oral antibiotics, antibiotic mouthwash, and a professional cleaning can often quickly and effortlessly treat gum disease, but only if it is in its early stages. If your gum disease, or periodontal disease, has progressed into a severe case, you may need to undergo a surgical procedure known as surgical gum cleaning. What is Surgical Gum […]


tooth extraction

When is Tooth Extraction Necessary

Your permanent teeth are strong and tough, designed to last for your lifetime. However, in some cases, a tooth extraction may be necessary. Whenever possible, it’s always a great idea to save the permanent tooth. However, there are several cases when tooth repair may not work. Here’s a closer look at some of the reason […]


dentures

Are Dentures Right For Me

Missing several teeth, or even a single tooth, can have a dramatic impact on your daily life. It can affect everything from your appearance and self-confidence to your ability to eat and way you speak. Dentures provide you with the ability to replace multiple missing teeth, but they aren’t for everyone. Getting dentures is a […]


dental implants care

Proper Care for Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great, long-term solution for people looking to replace multiple missing teeth. It is a great teeth replacement option because it has a high success rate, over 98% of implant cases are a success, and they are durable.   Implants, with the proper care, can last a lifetime. There have been cases […]


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Tobacco, E-Cigarettes and your Dental Health

There is a huge push in the media to educate the community on the dangers of smoking. The educational campaign focuses on how smoking, either tobacco cigarettes or e-cigarettes, can cause heart disease, cancer, and problems with your lungs, but it leaves one thing out – how it impacts your oral health. Any type of […]


sugar

Sugar and Periodontal Disease

There are multiple types of periodontal disease. These include gingivitis, periodontitis, aggressive periodontitis, and chronic periodontitis. All of these types of gum disease are linked to sugar. Sugar is a major contributing factor to the gradual deterioration of your oral health.  The Types of Gum Disease — and Why Sugar Causes Problems Gingivitis, the earliest […]


bone grafts

What to Know about Bone Grafts and Dental Implants

Dental implants are a permanent way to replace missing teeth that offer several benefits over dentures and bridges. Dental implants are anchored in the jaw, which reduces the likelihood of bone loss, and they do not require any special cleaning. However, if you do not have enough bone to support the implant, a bone graft […]


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Recovering from Wisdom Teeth Removal

In the capable and experienced hands of Dr. Jeffrey Brown at Vero VIP Implants & Periodontics, your wisdom teeth extraction will be a highly successful procedure. While Dr. Brown’s expertise is a major part of wisdom teeth removal success, you play a significant role as well. As you recover from wisdom teeth extraction, here’s what […]


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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants can be an excellent option for patients who have lost some — or even all — of their natural teeth. The answer to the “How long do dental implants last?” is actually different based upon the individual patient and situation. Here’s what you need to know about dental implants and their longevity. The […]