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The Art & Science of Periodontal Surgery

periodontal (gum) disease

The goal of periodontal surgery is to restore and regenerate normal form and function to the supporting structures of the teeth when they have been lost and/or damaged by periodontal (gum) disease. This includes your gum tissue, periodontal ligament, and bone. While the only monitor for periodontal (gum) disease is more...

The Benefits of Teeth Polishing

Oral Hygiene

In addition to helping you maintain good oral healthcare, a simple cleaning makes your mouth feel really fresh. And one of the reasons for this feeling is from the professional polishing of your teeth to remove (bacterial) plaque, tartar (calcium deposits), and stain from the tooth surface above the gum more...