Your Child Has Gum Disease? 3 Things You May Want To Know

Posted on: 22 June 2015
If your child's pediatric dentist tells you that your child has gum disease, you may wonder how this happened and what treatment will be needed to fix it. The first thing you should know is that your child is not alone. According to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, approximately 50% of kids have periodontitis–also known as gum disease. Here are three things you should know about kids and gum disease.
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Missing Teeth In Teens: Are Teeth Implants A Suitable Option?

Posted on: 4 June 2015
One of the most popular and effective methods of replacing a missing tooth permanently is a dental implant. However, there are certain candidacy requirements that must be met in order to undergo the surgery for a tooth implant. Among these requirements includes the age of the individual seeking the implant and whether or not their teeth, jaws, face and mouth have fully developed. So, if your teen has lost a tooth and you're wondering if a dental implant is an option, read on to find out.
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3 Benefits Of Laser Gum Treatment Over Alternative Methods

Posted on: 13 May 2015
Finding out you have gum disease is probably not what you wanted to hear, but according to recent studies approximately 50% of American adults over the age of 30 have some level of gum disease. Your dentist may recommend using laser gum treatment to fix the problem, which is one of the best methods around. If you're feeling nervous about this, you should know that this method is actually easier to go through than the alternative options, and it offers several benefits too.
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3 Potential Solutions For Insufficient Bone For Dental Implants

Posted on: 17 April 2015
Dental implants offer the most stability out of the common tooth replacement options. That's because the common type of implant starts with a metal root fitted directly into the jawbone. But fitting that root securely requires healthy bone with enough thickness and width to accommodate the root. There are a few reasons why your jawbone in the replacement area might not meet the qualifications for an implant. But that doesn't mean you need to look at other replacement options.
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