Tag: Gum Disease

  • November 23, 2020

    Importance of Treating Gum Disease

    Gum disease won’t go away by itself A progressive and dangerous condition, gum disease begins when bacteria from plaque and tartar infect the gums. If not treated right away, gum disease can progress until it causes irreversible damage to oral structures and increases the risk of tooth loss. Gum disease ...

  • September 7, 2020

    The Major Health Benefits Of Laser Gum Surgery

    What Is Laser Gum Surgery? What exactly is laser gum surgery you might ask? Well it involves using a dental laser to precisely remove any damaged gum tissue and clear away harmful bacteria that is associated with advanced gum disease. Also, there are quite a few different advantages of that ...

  • May 16, 2020

    LANAP: The Minimally Invasive Laser Gum Disease Treatment

    Here are some ways the LANAP® Laser Gum Therapy Laser is providing patients enhanced care, through a less painful and more effective treatment. Benefits of LANAP® Laser Gum Therapy Treatment Avoid Gum Recession Receding Gums are major warning sign that you are developing advanced periodontal disease. The importance of treating ...

  • April 20, 2020

    Is Your Oral Health Harming Your Immune System?

    If oral infection or gum disease is left untreated, it can become taxing on your immune system, making it ill-prepared to tackle other bacterial infections or viruses you come in contact with. In order to maintain a healthy immune system and proper systemic health, we recommend first taking a closer ...

  • June 6, 2019

    How Can Laser Gum Surgery Help Me?

    Treat Diseased Tissue Without Harming Healthy Tissue Traditional gum surgery requires incisions that may cut through healthy gum tissue in order to reach and remove the diseased tissue. This can damage healthy tissue and even require more time to heal. Laser gum therapy uses a special tool that targets the ...

  • November 7, 2017

    How LANAP® Can Help You Prepare for Thanksgiving

    Do I Need LANAP Treatment? A consultation with Dr. Hogan can provide the direct answer you need based on your specific situation. Eligible patients suffer from some form of gum disease. This common condition is often the result of neglect or poor habits. Common symptoms include: Red or swollen gums ...

  • March 19, 2017

    Why Should I Seek Laser Gum Disease Treatment?

    You Will Be More Comfortable Other gum disease treatments require the use of incisions and sutures, which can cause extensive bleeding and swelling. LANAP® laser gum therapy treatment is different. Lasers work even more precisely than scalpels while causing only minimal bleeding and swelling. Most patients report greater comfort levels ...

  • September 30, 2016

    Laser Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant, SC

    We also have a soft-tissue dental laser that we can use to lengthen crowns, perform gum grafts, reduce gum tissue, and to treat gum disease. Laser dentistry also results in faster healing because there is less bleeding and no need for stitches. If you’re interested in learning more about laser ...

  • September 29, 2015

    Gum Disease Risk Factors and Connected Illnesses

    Gum Disease Risk Factors These risk factors may not directly cause oral disease, but they often work against treatment and preventative measures. Common risk factors include: Genetics: Genes do not make periodontal disease inevitable, but they can increase the risk. Braces and bridgework: Oral equipment makes it more difficult to ...

  • August 15, 2014

    Restore Health In Your Gums with Gum Disease Therapy

    A shocking statistic, it is shown that about 80 percent of Americans suffer from some form of gum disease. If you are unsure as to whether or not you are suffering from gum disease, some side effects are red and swollen gums, gums that bleed when you brush or floss, ...

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