sinus augmentation

All About Sinus Augmentation

Sinus augmentation, sometimes called a sinus lift, is sometimes necessary for patients who need dental implants. The sinuses go through pneumatization as the body ages, which essentially means that the sinuses get larger. This results in a large amount of air in the sinus cavity, which means that dental implants have nothing to anchor to. […]


bone grafting

5 Things to Know About Bone Grafting

People who are missing teeth, whether because of severe periodontal disease, injury, or extensive tooth decay, may choose to undergo dental implant surgery. Unfortunately, there may not be enough jawbone present to support the placement of dental implants. That is where bone grafting proves helpful. Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that allows oral surgeons […]


peri-implanatitis

What is Peri-implanatitis?

While dental implants are an extremely successful treatment option for people looking to replace missing or damaged teeth, they aren’t completely risk free. A small amount of people, approximately 2%, will experience complications as a result of this dental procedure. One of those complications is peri-implantitis. Before fully committing to getting dental implants, it is […]


chewing tobacco

Tips for Quitting Chewing Tobacco

While it’s well known that smoking is very harmful for your health, not as many people are aware that chewing tobacco can be equally as damaging. The main way that chewing tobacco is used is in small bundles of tobacco leaves that are placed between the cheek and the gums. After sucking the tobacco juices, […]


periodontics and pancreatic cancer

Periodontics & Pancreatic Cancer

Recent studies from the University of Helsinki and the Helsinki University Hospital in Finland have revealed that the harmful bacteria that brings on periodontitis (an advanced stage of gum disease) also appears to contribute to the development of pancreatic cancer. The Connection Between Periodontitis and Pancreatic Cancer Periodontitis affects the gum tissue around the teeth, […]


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 […]


surgical gum cleaning

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 […]