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How Does Having Diabetes Affect Your Risk for Gum Disease?

December 13, 2021

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Healthcare worker testing blood of patient with diabetes

If you have diabetes, you probably already take many precautions to ensure your blood sugars are monitored closely. However, did you know that people with diabetes carry a heightened risk for developing dental diseases like gum infections? While this can be unfortunate to hear, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk moving forward according to periodontists (or specialists in gum health). Keep reading to learn more so you can protect your smile!


How Long Before I Can Return to Work After Receiving Dental Implants?

August 7, 2021

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Dentists performing dental implant surgery on a patient

If you are preparing to have dental implants in Dallas replace your missing teeth, one of the most pivotal questions you may be asking is, “How long will I need to take off work?” Before you begin to worry about the amount of time you think you might need to miss, you should understand there are various factors that can determine the number of days you’ll need to stay home. Read on to learn more about the recovery phase of dental implant placement and when it’s safe to return to work.


4 Common Problems Cosmetic Bonding Can Fix

July 7, 2021

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A young woman undergoing cosmetic bonding in Dallas

Minor tooth imperfections can be enough to keep you from enjoying the finer things in life. When you feel self-conscious about the small chips, cracks, gaps, and stains on your teeth, you may choose to avoid social situations and opportunities for advancements as a professional. Fortunately, with cosmetic dental treatments in Dallas, you can take back your smile once and for all. If you want a solution that is non-invasive and more affordable, here are 4 of the most common problems cosmetic bonding can fix.


What to Do If Your Dental Implant Feels Sensitive

June 17, 2021

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man experiencing sensitivity in dental implants in Dallas

If you’ve ever experienced pain in your teeth while sipping hot coffee or eating some cold ice cream, you’re probably familiar with tooth sensitivity. However, you probably weren’t expecting to feel tooth sensitivity in your dental implant! The truth is, dental implant sensitivity is a sign that you need to see your dentist right away. Sensitivity near a dental implant could be caused by a minor issue or a much larger problem with severe consequences, but the only way to know for sure is to visit your dentist for an examination. Here’s what you need to know about sensitivity in dental implants in Dallas and what you should do if you experience this uncomfortable sensation.


Gum Disease and COVID-19: The Concerning Connection

May 12, 2021

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Woman wearing mask, concerned about gum disease in Dallas

It has long been established that certain medical conditions, including heart disease, morbid obesity, and chronic lung disease, can increase the risk that an individual will suffer from severe COVID-19. But recent research has made it clear that another condition should be added to that list: periodontitis (the advanced form of gum disease). In this blog post, we’ll touch on the highlights of that research and discuss what you may be able to do to fight gum disease in Dallas.


3 Ways Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence

April 5, 2021

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A middle-aged woman standing with her arms crossed and smiling after receiving dental implants

Although tooth loss presents many problems for the person who is missing one or more teeth, trying to decide how to replace them can cause much confusion and uncertainty. Between fixed bridges, traditional dentures, and dental implants in Dallas, it can be difficult determining which option will not only restore your smile but also boost your confidence. A local periodontist is here to shed some light on the topic and provide 3 unique ways your mental health will benefit when you choose dental implants.


Using Gum Grafting to Treat Gum Disease

March 17, 2021

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Computer illustration of a gum grafting procedure

What will happen during your gum disease treatment? Obviously, the bacteria causing the infection will have to be removed, but your periodontist will also have to do something about the damage that the gum tissues have already suffered. Gum recession is a common consequence of advanced gum disease, and to treat it the lost tissue will likely need to be restored via gum grafting. If you or a loved one has gum disease in Dallas, then you should be aware of how gum grafting might be used to combat it.  

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