What Are the Benefits of Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing may be suggested if you have gum disease. The issue may be that your sulcus, which is a small space like a canal or a trench that runs between your gums and your teeth, is deepening. Normally, the sulcus is about one or three millimeters deep, but gum disease can make the gums recede, which makes... read more »

How to Recover After Bone Graft Treatment

Bone grafting treatment is a great way to treat and restore the jawbone to provide a stronger and more stable bone to hold a replacement tooth. However, it’s also a very invasive treatment. This means the recovery period is extremely important because if you don’t properly recover, you could suffer severe consequences. So, to help you recover after bone graft... read more »

Hardened Tartar Near the Gum Line Can Lead to Gum Disease

Hardened tartar is formed when plaque and residual food particles are not thoroughly cleaned from teeth. When it forms near the gum line tartar introduces an almost constant bacterial presence to sensitive gum tissues. This is considered to be the leading cause of gum disease. Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. This causes gums to bleed easily when... read more »