Tags Archives: gums

09 May
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What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

By: Betty – Categories: – May 9, 2017

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. I ... Continue Reading

25 Jan
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What Is A Screw Retained Crown?

By: Betty – Categories: – January 25, 2017

What Is A Screw Retained Crown? Dental implant treatment involves two different phases of treatment. The surgical placement of the titanium screw is usually followed by a healing phase of 3-6 months. Once the implant surgeon has confirmed that the implant ... Continue Reading

19 Jan
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Interdental cleaning

By: Betty – Categories: – January 19, 2017

Interdental cleaning Interdental cleaning removes plaque and bacteria that cannot be reached with tooth brushing alone. If you don’t regularly clean between your teeth you are missing more than one-third of your tooth surfaces, this allows plaque to ... Continue Reading

06 Jan
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Why it’s important to replace missing teeth

By: Betty – Categories: – January 6, 2017

Missing several teeth can severely influence your daily life. It can affect your general health, your appearance and self-esteem. Learn more about what role your teeth play in your mouth and the consequences of tooth loss. All of your teeth have an import ... Continue Reading

29 Nov
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How Do I Maintain My Dental Implants?

By: Betty – Categories: – November 29, 2016

Long-term success of implants depends on how well they are maintained. Regular dental visits are essential. Your dentist will develop a dental visit program to ensure the health of your implants and remaining natural teeth. Periodontal disease can strike ... Continue Reading