Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease: What is it? Periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease, is very common and treatable. But do not underestimate it, it is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Today, we will go over what periodontal disease is and the relationship between it and diabetes. To begin, you must first understand […]

I Think I Have Gum Disease

I Think I Have Gum Disease: What Should I do? It is important to note that gum disease often has no symptoms. Sometimes there is redness, swelling, bleeding or bad breath. However, many times there are no symptoms to indicate there is infection or the symptoms may simply go unnoticed. For this reason, it is […]

The Perioscope – Why Patients Love It

Why do our patients love the Perioscope? They love it because they can avoid periodontal surgery, (cutting and suturing of the gums), and end up with a fantastic result. So if you have been told that you have gum disease and have avoided recommended treatment due to FEAR – fear no longer. This non-surgical treatment […]

What is the fastest and quickest way to straight teeth?

Orthodontic Treatment Takes too Long Orthodontic treatment has become more popular in the last two decades.  It helps patients to have a beautiful smile, to improve chewing ability and to reduce food impaction between teeth.  However, traditional orthodontics typically requires patients to be in braces for 2 to 3 years.  The long duration of treatment […]

Heard about the alternative to periodontal surgery? It’s The Perioscope

What is the Perioscope? The Perioscope is a fiber optic camera that is inserted into the periodontal pocket, magnifying the site up to 48x. This allows for optimal detection and removal of calculus. What is the most important piece of calculus to remove? The LAST piece. Only the Perioscope offers adequate illumination and magnification to achieve […]

Heard about the alternative to periodontal surgery? It’s The Perioscope

What is the Perioscope? The Perioscope is a fiber optic camera that is inserted into the periodontal pocket, magnifying the site up to 48x. This allows for optimal detection and removal of calculus. What is the most important piece of calculus to remove? The LAST piece. Only the Perioscope offers adequate illumination and magnification to achieve […]