Symptoms of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious condition that can wreak havoc on your oral health. It often approaches silently, meaning symptoms may not appear until the condition is advanced. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that half of all Americans over the age of thirty suffer from periodontal disease. A periodontist can accurately diagnose…

What Leads to Needing a Bone Grafting Procedure?

Many people begin to lose their teeth as they age for various reasons. When this happens, the bone that held the tooth in place no longer has a “job” therefore it begins to deteriorate. When a person loses their teeth, the jawbone that originally supported the teeth will begin to atrophy due to lack of…

Effects of Metallic Implants

  Silver fillings have been a regular practice in conventional dentistry for the past 150 years.  These amalgam fillings contain various amounts of zinc, tin, copper and mercury.  Mercury is a dangerously potent neurotoxin that makes up about 50 percent of this dental replacement material.  The health of your entire body can be affected by…

What Can You Do if You Have Sensitive Teeth?

  If you experience discomfort or pain when eating, drinking, brushing, or flossing, you may be suffering from sensitive teeth.  Tooth sensitivity could be the result of exposed tooth roots, worn enamel, cavities, cracked or chipped teeth, or a dental procedure.  You may experience pain triggered by foods or beverages that are