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How Gums Respond When You Lose an Adult Tooth

Posted on 12/21/2020 by Gwinnett Dental Implant & Periodontal Center
If you have tooth loss, the gums and adjacent teeth will respond accordingly. Therefore, to keep your bite in alignment and maintain the health of your gums, it is important to fill up the space where you lose a tooth. The following information details what happens when an adult tooth is lost....
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Understanding Periodontal Pocket Repairs and Why We Need Them

Posted on 12/7/2020 by Gwinnett Dental Implant & Periodontal Center
Periodontal pockets tell us what we need to know about the severity of gum disease. The deeper the pocket, the more extensive the disease. Therefore, repairing these spaces is important if we want to re-establish the stability of the teeth in the jaw bone. What Are Periodontal Pockets? When...
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How Alcohol Impacts Gum Disease

Posted on 11/16/2020 by Gwinnett Dental Implant & Periodontal Center
Like smoking cigarettes, abusing alcohol is another risk factor for developing gum disease. Not only does excessive alcohol consumption lead to gum disease in the first place, but it can increase the severity of periodontitis as well. Alcohol Dries Out the Mouth Our saliva is very important for...
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All Posts:

How Gums Respond When You Lose an Adult Tooth
12/21/2020
Understanding Periodontal Pocket Repairs and Why We Need Them
12/7/2020
How Alcohol Impacts Gum Disease
11/16/2020
You May Need a Soft Tissue Graft After Gum Disease Treatment
11/9/2020
Smoking Does Long-Term Damage to Your Teeth
10/19/2020
How Dental Implants Stop Gum Resorption
10/5/2020
Why Some People Opt for Same-Day Dentures
9/21/2020
What Type of Toothbrush is Best for Optimal Gum Health?
9/7/2020
Do You Know About Scaling and Root Planing?
8/24/2020
Treating Your Gum Disease Could Improve Blood Sugar Regulation
8/10/2020
Can Brushing Too Hard Leave Your Gums Inflamed?
7/23/2020
What to Do if You Develop Dark Gums
7/7/2020
What to Do if You Have Missing Teeth As the Result of a Genetic Abnormality
6/22/2020
Problems That Come with Ignoring Gum Disease
6/8/2020
Treats That Are Safe for Your Childs Teeth
5/29/2020
Common Childhood Medications That Can Increase Cavity Risks
5/15/2020
Effects to Expect with Gum Cancer Treatment
4/30/2020
How Mouthwash Impacts Gum Disease Treatment
4/20/2020
Is Gum Disease Possible with Dental Implants?
3/30/2020
How to Best Care for a Senior's Teeth?
3/20/2020
Periodontal Procedures That Can Improve Your Oral Health
2/29/2020
How Gum Disease Can Alter the Shape of Your Jawbones
2/20/2020
Understanding the Basics of Periodontal Pockets and How They Impact Your Oral Health
1/30/2020
Is It Better To Sip On Sugary Beverages Or Drink Them All At Once?
1/15/2020
Is a Root Canal Safe When You Have Gum Disease?
12/30/2019
How to Manage Discomfort Following Gum Disease Treatment
12/15/2019

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Dr. Melody J. Schiffer &
Dr. M. Forest Butler



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Lilburn, GA 30047-3809


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