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Dental Implants: What will happen without treatment?

Have you lost one or more teeth? Has your dentist recommend that you visit a periodontist for a dental implant consultation? When a tooth is lost in adulthood, it is important for patients to seek treatment quickly. Tooth loss can have devastating effects on your oral health, and even your overall health. Our periodontal team

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The Connection Between Gum Disease and Diabetes

Did you know that gum disease and diabetes are connected? These two health conditions are one of many examples of how oral health is connected to overall health. Oral systemic health, the concept that the health of the mouth is connected with the health of the body has been researched and studied extensively in the

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Periodontal Disease: Not a normal part of aging

Although our risk of developing gum disease increases as we get older, periodontal problems are not an inevitable component of aging. Gum disease is a serious issue, though, regardless of a patient’s age. It can lead to tooth and bone loss, and it also may have ramifications for systemic conditions like heart disease or diabetes.

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Enhance Your Smile with Esthetic Crown Lengthening

Used in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, crown lengthening can improve the appearance of a patient’s smile along with providing enough surface area for the placement of restorations such as crowns and porcelain veneers. Our experienced periodontist offers this service for a variety of reasons. What is crown lengthening exactly? This procedure is often used to

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Root Planing and Scaling: Purpose and Procedure

Gum disease is a condition that occurs in progressive stages, with each stage requiring an increasingly intensive treatment. When gum disease is identified early, it can be treated with minimal discomfort and disruption to the patient. When pockets have developed between the teeth and the gums—a hallmark of periodontitis—a periodontist can perform a deep cleaning

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All-on-4 Dental Implants: How strong will my new teeth be?

As a more stable and durable alternative to traditional full dentures, implant supported dentures such as the All-on-4 method offer more security and comfort when chewing and speaking. Placed by your periodontist, the All-on-4 method involves using tactically inserted dental implants to support an entire set of prosthetic teeth. What are dental implants? Dental implants

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How Dental Implants Can Reduce Long-Term Dental Costs

Dental implants describe a process where lost teeth are replaced with permanent prosthetics that are as close to biological teeth as possible. The initial cost for dental implants can seem overwhelming. However, experience with dental implants has shown implants can last a lifetime. Alternate teeth replacements may be less of an investment initially, but over

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Detriment of Living with Untreated Gum Disease

Many people may be surprised to learn that gum disease is a chronic health condition that can affect a patient’s overall health and wellbeing. Nearly four out of every five patients will suffer from some form of gum disease in their lifetime. When advanced gum disease goes untreated by a periodontist or dentist, the condition

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The Onset and Progression of Gum Disease

If you were to judge the severity of gum disease by the way that it begins, then you probably wouldn’t be very alarmed. You probably wouldn’t realize that, what starts off as a barely noticeable accumulation of plaque or occasional bleeding gums can progress into a full blown infection below the surface without much a

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Dental Implants: Reclaim a more youthful appearance

Tooth loss can easily make you look older than you are. An empty space adds years to your smile, and the subsequent bone loss can give the lips and mouth a shrunken appearance. When you work with an implant dentist, you can reverse the aging effects of tooth loss and gain a fully functional tooth

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2440 N. Josey Lane, Suite 202
Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 242-7603
(972) 242-0925 fax

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651 Cross Timbers Road, Suite 102
Flower Mound, TX 75028
(972) 434-8050
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