Periodontal Disease Check-Up

Will My Periodontal Disease Ever Go Away?

Periodontal disease is an advanced form of gum disease that results in pockets forming between the teeth and the gums. Once these pockets reach 4mm, which is deeper than your toothbrush and floss can reach, early-stage periodontal disease is diagnosed. At this point, the only way to treat the condition is with a deep cleaning […]

Pet Periodontal Disease

Can My Pet Get Periodontal Disease?

When it comes to getting timely dental care, our dentist in Vero Beach, FL wants to remind you to schedule appointments for your entire family, even your pets. Like yourself, your spouse and your kids, your pets can also develop periodontal disease. The only difference is that your pet can’t tell you that they are […]

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The Direct Connection Between Oral Health And Overall Systemic Health

When you think about your overall health, you may consider diet, exercise, and visiting your family physician for yearly physicals. However, you shouldn’t stop at simply visiting your family doctor. Your oral health can also be a good indicator of your overall health. For example, did you know that if you have diabetes, an immune […]

Periodontal Disease

Signs You’re Developing Periodontal Disease

Are your gums red, swollen, or inflamed, or do they bleed when you brush or floss your teeth? If you answered yes, you may be at risk for developing periodontal disease, or you may already have periodontal disease. We want you to be able to recognize the signs of advanced gum disease, so you can seek treatment […]

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Biggest Anesthesia Myths

If you’re like many people, you probably get a bit nervous at the prospect of having a significant dental procedure like dental implants. Did you know nearly 30 percent of the population avoids the dentist entirely because they have anxiety about dental work? Unfortunately, many people don’t understand how anesthesia works in the dental setting […]

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Delay Alzheimer’s Disease With A Good Oral Health Routine

Poor oral hygiene causes more than just problems with your teeth and gums. Neglecting your oral health also puts you at an increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Studies Behind Alzheimer’s and Poor Oral Health Multiple studies link chronic periodontitis with an increased risk of dementia-related disorders, like Alzheimer’s. A March 2019 study published in the Journal […]

Dental Implants

Life After Dental Implants: What to Expect

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth. Once your jaw and gums have healed, they function just like your natural teeth. This means that you will not have any food restrictions, and you will be able to brush and floss your teeth normally. However, many individuals don’t quite know what to expect […]

Sedation Dentistry

Different Types of Sedation Dentistry

Many patients experience extreme anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist for complex procedures. Performing dental work on patients who are anxious can be difficult for both the dentist and the patient. That’s where sedation dentistry comes into play. What is Sedation Dentistry? Sedation dentistry helps turn a painful, uncomfortable, and difficult experience into […]

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Love Your Periodontal Routine

One of the downsides of developing periodontal disease is that you no longer are able to wait six months for a professional cleaning. Instead, you will be required to visit the dentist or periodontist every three to four months for an intense cleaning known as periodontal maintenance. While having to undergo professional teeth cleaning every […]

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Surgical Cleaning 101

Minor gum disease can often be successfully treated by making simple changes to your oral care routine and getting a professional cleaning. On the other hand, it isn’t quite as easy to treat severe cases of gum disease. Surgery is often the best, and sometimes, the only treatment option for severe gum disease. If your periodontist has […]