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What is Sinus Augmentation?

During your dental implant consultation, your oral surgeon may inform you that you need a sinus augmentation before the implants can be placed. Learn more about this procedure and why it is being recommended. Taking a Closer Look at Sinus Augmentation Sinus augmentation, which is sometimes called a sinus lift, is a surgical procedure that […]


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Choosing the Right Sedation Method For Your Procedure

One of the most common concerns for dental patients today is discomfort or pain — and anxiety is often an issue as well. Fortunately, there are a variety of sedation methods that can help you feel comfortable, pain-free, and relaxed during your upcoming dental procedure. Here is an explanation of each so you can start […]


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Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth may make you feel just the opposite of smart — in fact, you might just feel like it’s stupid to have wisdom teeth at all. Wondering why they even exist? Here’s what you need to know. Why we Have Wisdom Teeth The anthropology experts say that wisdom teeth, also sometimes called your third […]


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Why Ditch the Wisdom Teeth?

Have you ever wondered why so many teenagers and young adults have their wisdom teeth removed? We will take a look at why dentists and oral surgeons recommend having wisdom teeth removed. Not Removing Wisdom Teeth can Cause Problems Wisdom teeth, which are known as third molars, often start to grow in around the age […]


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Your New Best Friend: Emdogain

Patients who have been diagnosed with advanced periodontal disease need to get it treated promptly. Unfortunately, many people put off treating periodontal disease because the treatment options for advanced gum disease, usually a bone graft procedure, is painful and time-consuming. At least that was what it was like in the past. Now, thanks to Emdogain […]


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All About Periodontal Maintenance

Undergoing a dental procedure known as a deep cleaning or scaling and root planning is just the first step in treating periodontal disease. After getting a deep clean you will then have to schedule regular appointments for periodontal maintenance. Learn more about why periodontal maintenance is needed and what you can expect to happen during […]


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Tips for Avoiding Gum Disease in 2019

With 2019 rapidly approaching, you may be thinking about how you want to improve your health with positive lifestyle changes. Here at Vero Implants & Periodontics, we also want to help you start the new year off on a healthy note, which is why we want to provide you with tips and tricks on maintaining […]


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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gum Disease: What You Should Know

Brushing, flossing, and routine dental visits are essential for everyone, but they’re particularly crucial for people living with rheumatoid arthritis. Studies have shown a strong connection between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gum disease, which can result in tooth loss and other serious health complications. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know about […]


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Preparing for Bone Grafting

Bone grafting is not a procedure that can be simply performed the minute you walk into an oral surgeon’s office. There are specific steps that must be taken to prepare you for this dental procedure. Failure to follow any pre-procedure instructions could result in complications arising during the bone grafting procedure or it could require […]


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Scary Stories: The Effects of Periodontal Disease

Take a quick look in your mouth. All may seem well inside, but all along the gum line a silent and extremely dangerous disease could be lurking – periodontal disease. Periodontal disease isn’t some spooky story or myth made up by the dental community to encourage you to brush, floss and schedule regular checkups. It […]