Implant and Periodontics Blog

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When it’s Necessary to Have Osseous Surgery

Dr. Laura Moon

Osseous SurgeryTo form an effective barrier against infection, the teeth and gums need to fit together tightly. If large gaps develop, it can result in bone loss. It also becomes difficult to clean your teeth properly, which increases the risk of dental problems.


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What Does a Gum Grafting Entail?

Contributed by DentalROI

Gum Recession and Tissue GraftsA gum graft also referred to as a gingival graft or periodontal plastic surgery, is a procedure performed by a periodontist when a patient’s gums are retreating away from a tooth, exposing the root.

The most common cause of gum recession is periodontitis (gum disease), brought about by a build-up of bacteria-ridden plaque and tartar, generally through inadequate oral hygiene. Other reasons people get periodontal disease include smoking, aggressive brushing, stress, a poor diet, aging, and a misaligned bite or crooked teeth.


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What is LANAP Treatment?

Contributed by DentalROI

LANAP Treatment for Gum DiseaseLANAP is a ground-breaking, powerful weapon in the battle against gum disease, and can put an end to a patient’s periodontal problems once and for all, with almost instant recovery.

The key to LANAP laser treatment is that it allows patients to heal themselves, by the targeted removal of diseased gum tissue while leaving other, healthy body tissue intact. LANAP is the magic wand of the periodontal world, and the treatment is painless.


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Types of Dental Implants

Contributed by DentalROI

Types of Dental ImplantsDental implants provide a permanent solution to tooth loss and they look and feel like natural teeth. Thanks to technological advancements, implants are now an affordable alternative to conventional dentures, available to a wider range of patients.


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