There are a number of different options available for replacing missing teeth, such as dental bridges or a full or partial denture. However, few offer the same number of benefits as dental implants. What benefits does this tooth replacement option offer over more traditional dental prosthetics?
Let’s say you’ve avoided the dentist for several years. Some minor underlying health issues have now bloomed into serious problems, including tooth loss, misalignment, severe stains, or other problems. Even if the problems with your smile seem daunting, remember that we can completely reconstruct your smile. Would you like to learn more about our full mouth reconstructions?
On Tuesday, we looked at the causes of gum disease and the risk factors patients should be aware of. In today’s blog, we’re going to move into how we actually treat gum disease. We have multiple options, including scaling and root planing, as well as laser surgery, to address the issue and improve your oral health.
Without treatment, periodontal disease can grow more severe until patients develop the advanced stage, known as periodontitis. At this stage, the tissue between the teeth and gums can dissolve, leading to a greater risk of adult tooth loss. However, this doesn’t have to happen. By recognizing the early warning signs and practicing good homecare, you can help protect your smile.