Bad breath. Sore, tender gums. Receding gums. Bleeding gums. These are all signs of periodontal disease, and that makes them particular points of interest for our staff at Dental Implants and Periodontology Of Arizona. We want to do everything that we can to help you alleviate the symptoms of gum disease. We want to remove … Continue reading Make Gum Disease Treatment Easier For Yourself
It’s been a year or two … or longer … since you last visited the dentist. That’s OK. We aren’t judging anyone. But we do want to help you now. It’s possible (even likely) that you have some form of gum disease. This isn’t a personal criticism. It’s based on statistics. According to the Centers … Continue reading A Deep Cleaning Could Protect Your Smile
Gum disease is the cause of more lost teeth than anything else in the United States. That means untreated gum disease can mess up your smile and interfere with your ability to eat. Please keep that in mind when you are brushing your teeth this evening, and remember to floss between your teeth, too. We … Continue reading The Right Way To Recover From Gum Recession
We’ve all done it at one time or another. You have breathed into your hand to try to smell your own breath. Whether you were getting ready for a date or a business meeting, you didn’t want to show up with foul-smelling breath. You already may know some the reasons that you could have bad … Continue reading Could You Use Help With Your Bad Breath?
Diabetes is on the rise in Arizona, and that has dentists worried. We’ll explain in a moment. In 1999, 2.8 percent of Arizona adults reported that they had diabetes. As of last year, 10.7 percent of adult Arizonans said they have diabetes, according to statistics compiled by America’s Health Rankings. That’s a reason to be … Continue reading The Links Between Gum Disease And Diabetes | Phoenix, AZ
Dentistry, like any medical field, is filled with technical words. For dentists and hygienists, the meanings of these words are clear due to their training and day-to-day usage. For patients, however, dental terms can sometimes be confusing, which may make it unclear what procedure your dentist is recommending. One of those terms you may hear … Continue reading What Is Perioscopy? | Phoenix, AZ
Diabetes and periodontal disease are extremely common throughout the United States, but did you know that having one puts you at higher risk for having the other? According to the American Diabetes Association, 1.7 million people are diagnosed with diabetes every year in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans are living with diabetes, while … Continue reading Periodontal Disease And Diabetes | Phoenix, AZ