What is a Periodontist?

Prosthodontists, orthodontists, endodontists—there are many areas of specialization within dentistry, and it can be hard for patients to know which dentist does what. In this article, you’ll learn what a periodontist specializes in. We are most familiar with our family dentist who provides us with oral exams, takes x-rays, and fills cavities. Many of us have […]

When Are All-on-4 Dental Implants the Best Option?

Patients have many options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. The right treatment depends on the individual. Single tooth implants, as the name suggests, replace only one missing tooth. Some patients have multiple teeth missing from their mouths due to gum disease or an accident. These patients require solutions like implant-supported dentures or All-on-4 […]

Periodontitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Periodontitis, also known as periodontal disease, is a dental infection that damages the soft tissue in your gums. If left untreated, periodontitis can cause tooth loss and damage to the jaw bone. The good news is that it is largely preventable. Periodontists and dentists are trained to successfully treat this condition. Causes of periodontitis Poor […]