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What is Gingival Contouring?

Posted on 2/22/2021 by Gwinnett Dental Implant & Periodontal Center
Gingival contouring is a procedure for reshaping the gum tissue in order to improve the appearance of the person's smile. However, at times, gingival contouring becomes essential due to oral conditions (such as periodontitis or other gum diseases), which can cause the gum tissue to become...
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How Does Plaque Affect Your Oral Health?

Posted on 2/8/2021 by Gwinnett Dental Implant & Periodontal Center
You may have been told before that you must brush your teeth at least two times per day to avoid bacterial plaque, and this advice it is absolutely true. However, it is just as important that we know the consequences of not preventing this plaque, since it affects and deteriorates our oral health....
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What is a Dental Abcess and How Do They Develop?

Posted on 1/25/2021 by Gwinnett Dental Implant & Periodontal Center
According to an article on the Mayo Clinic website, a dental abscess is a pocket of pus resulting from severe decay or a bacterial infection. Types of Dental Abscesses A dental abscess typically will appear at the end of a tooth's root, or at the side of a tooth's root within the gum....
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All Posts:

What is Gingival Contouring?
2/22/2021
How Does Plaque Affect Your Oral Health?
2/8/2021
What is a Dental Abcess and How Do They Develop?
1/25/2021
Things You Can Do at Home to Help Reduce Your Risk of Oral Cancer
1/11/2021
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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