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What Common Medications are Doing to Your Oral Health

If you struggle with dry mouth, oral sores, or abnormal bleeding from your gums, it may indicate more than poor dental hygiene or gum disease, it could be a side effect of your medication. Over-the-counter drugs, such as aspirin, as well as prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements have been found to make poor dental […]

How Rejuvagum Can Help Women Face Unique Gum Disease Concerns

Periodontal disease (also known as gum disease) is a pervasive condition that affects at least three out of every four adults in the United States. One of the main factors that contributes to this disease is poor dental hygiene, but did you know that certain people are more susceptible to it based on their hormones? […]

Dispelling Top Myths about Oral Health

It may be common knowledge that brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis is going to help prevent cavities and gum disease, but there are plenty of persistent myths that continue to make proper oral hygiene more confusing than it needs to be. At the CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy, we […]

What are the Dangers of Dry Socket?

When having a tooth extracted, whether an impacted wisdom tooth or making room for overcrowding teeth, one of the main concerns that many people have is developing dry socket. This painful condition occurs when the blood clot that forms to help heal the opening in the gums falls out or disintegrates, leaving the wound and […]

Why Expectant Moms Should Protect Their Gums

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It’s no secret that expectant mothers experience a lot of physical and emotional changes during their nine months of pregnancy. Everything from sleep patterns, appetite, and even skin or hair quality can change as the mother’s hormones fluctuate from month to month. But did you know that pregnancy can also impact a mother’s dental health? […]

Saving Your Smile With the Innovative Rejuvagumlift

Have you noticed that your gums have started to recede around your teeth, exposing more of the teeth and essentially making your smile less attractive? Receding gums or deep spaces in the gums around the teeth can occur as a result of age or hormones. However, more often than not, gum pockets are a symptom […]

Make Your Wisdom Tooth Removal Easy with No Dry Socket

The thought of having a tooth removed can be unsettling to say the least, but a wisdom tooth extraction is particularly daunting because many people are worried about suffering from a painful dental condition called dry socket (alveolar osteitis) after the operation. Dry socket is often associated with the removal of a wisdom tooth because […]

Safe, Effective Remedies for Dry Socket

Following a tooth extraction, it’s normal to feel some lingering discomfort, swelling, or sensitivity. However, if the pain is persistent and near impossible to ignore, you may be suffering from a rare condition called dry socket or alveolar osteitis. Dry socket most often occurs after the removal of an impacted wisdom tooth that fails to […]

The Role of Platelets in Periodontal Regeneration

The CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy is proud to offer the most cutting-edge treatments available in periodontal and oral surgery, including the use of Advanced-Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF). But what exactly is PRF and what are the advantages? Fortunately, Dr. Amir-Alexandre Aalam has extensive experience in performing treatments with Advanced PRF, since he […]

What Your Mouth is Trying to Tell You about Your Oral Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, oral hygiene and dental visits drop significantly among Americans as they get older. Despite aches and pains, many adults largely ignore the state of their mouth aside from daily brushing and the occasional flossing session. But what you may be ignoring in your dental health could […]

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