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Cone Beam CT Scanning: What is it?

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Cone beam CT scanning is a type of dental imaging technology that is commonly used in periodontics. It allows periodontists to get detailed, three-dimensional images of the mouth and jaw, which can be used to diagnose and treat a variety of oral health issues. Here’s what you need to know about cone beam CT scanning. What is Cone Beam CT …

Essential Guidelines for After Dental Implant Surgery

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Undergoing dental surgery is a significant step towards achieving optimal oral health and restoring your smile. To ensure a smooth recovery process, it is essential to follow certain do’s and don’ts. In this blog post, we will explore the key recommendations to enhance healing and minimize any discomfort after your dental surgery. Let’s dive in! The Do’s: 1. Embrace Soft …

How long do Dental Implants last?

Hold your breath as we unveil the secret behind Dental Implants and their legendary durability. Dental implants, my friend, are not merely ordinary replacements. They are marvels of engineering, designed to stand strong for a remarkable span of up to 30 years! Yes, you heard it right. Decades of unyielding support, making them the superheroes of tooth restoration. But how, …

What You Need to Know About Dental Implants

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Dental implants are a popular option for replacing missing teeth. They are a permanent solution that looks and feels like natural teeth. Here’s what you need to know about dental implants. What are Dental Implants? A dental implant is a small titanium post that is surgically placed into the jawbone. The implant serves as a replacement for the root of …

How to keep your gums healthy

Healthy gums are essential for a healthy mouth and overall well-being. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common condition that affects the gums and supporting tissues around the teeth. If left untreated, it can lead to serious consequences, such as tooth loss and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Here are some tips for keeping …

What Happens if Periodontal Disease Goes Untreated?

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Periodontal disease, also known as periodontitis, is a gum infection that causes harm to the tissue at the center of the teeth, as well as the gum and bone surrounding the teeth. The CDC has reported that 47.2% of adults 30 and older have some form of periodontal disease. Although periodontal disease is common, the harmful symptoms can be prevented …

What is the Difference Between a Dentist and a Periodontist?

What is the difference between a dentist and a periodontist? | Village Periodontics

While all periodontists are dentists, not every dentist is a periodontist. Sounds confusing? Don’t worry! Here we’ll break down what makes a periodontist different from a dentist and the different dental situations they’re prepared to handle. Dentist vs. Periodontist While we’re all pretty familiar with what a dentist is, let’s dive in to see how a periodontist is different. By …

What Causes Periodontal Disease?

What Causes Periodontal Disease | Village Periodontics

Periodontal disease, also known as periodontitis, is a disease that targets the gums and the bone that supports teeth. While it is a common gum infection, it can quickly develop into a serious issue if not treated properly. Let’s dive into the basics of periodontal disease to better understand the causes, symptoms, and warning signs. Periodontal Disease Periodontitis is the …

How Do Dental Implants Work?

How Do Dental Implants Work | Village Periodontics

Dental implants are a great solution for replacing missing teeth. If you’ve lost one tooth or multiple, a dentist or periodontist will likely suggest a dental implant. This procedure can be somewhat daunting and confusing, so let’s break down what a dental implant is, why a patient may need one, and how to determine if you are a candidate. What …

Oral Hygiene: Brushing & Flossing

Good oral care is not a luxury—it’s a necessity. Healthy teeth and gums not only allow you to chew and speak properly, they also help prevent disease. Keeping your mouth healthy isn’t difficult, but it does require some effort on your part. The following tips will help you develop an effective home oral care routine: Use a soft-bristle, adult-size toothbrush …