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Top 5 Ways You’re Causing Your Gums to Recede

One of the most visible signs of poor dental hygiene, trauma, or periodontal disease is a receding gum line. While many people want to correct their uneven, unattractive gum lines for cosmetic reasons, gum recession is a sign that your smile is at risk for serious, irreversible damage if left untreated. Unfortunately, most people are […]

Secondhand Smoke Increases Risks of Gum Disease

By now, it may be common knowledge that being in the presence of someone smoking cigarettes can increase the risk of health conditions like cancer, but did you know that secondhand smoke can even threaten your oral health? Researchers have found that exposure to secondhand smoke for several hours a day can actually double the […]

Is Gum Disease Linked to Alzheimer’s in Older Adults?

In the past few years, researchers have been uncovering more and more details about the link between oral diseases and other health issues. Researchers from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) School of Medicine and Dentistry in the United Kingdom recently found that a possible link may exist between gum disease and the risk of […]

How Contagious is Oral Bacteria?

Gingivitis and periodontal disease are rampant among children and adults throughout the United States, and the culprit is not simply sugary foods. Tooth decay is caused by oral bacteria that not only thrive on the foods that we eat (and forget to brush and floss away), but can also spread by direct contact with the […]

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 […]

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