Periodontal disease – also called gum disease, periodontitis and gingivitis – is an oral infection of the gums. Periodontal means “around the tooth,” meaning it refers to disease or infection in the gums, tissues and bones surrounding the tooth. Periodontal disease is a common issue that is often reversible in its early stages. If left… read more
Tooth extraction is a type of oral surgery that is only needed in unusual circumstances. Regular care and professional cleanings by a good dentist can help you avoid most severe dental problems that would require extraction. In addition, solutions such as root canals and dental crowns can save most damaged teeth. However, some injuries and… read more
A dental crown is a popular way to repair a damaged tooth. It is customized to match your other teeth, creating a seamless solution for a damaged tooth that would otherwise detract from your smile and reduce functionality. If you currently have an appointment to receive a dental crown, you may have questions about the… read more
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