Posted on 5/2/2019 3:24 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Your gums and heart are completely separate parts of your body, so the health of one shouldn’t affect the health of the other, right? Surprisingly, studies show the exact opposite; the health of your gums can significantly impact your heart. Here’s what you should know about the surprising connection between gum disease and your heart, and how laser gum disease treatment can help you achieve and maintain better overall health.
Posted on 4/4/2019 12:30 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Gum disease in its most severe form is known as periodontitis. If you don’t care for your teeth appropriately for long periods of time, it’s not just the teeth that are negatively affected. As bacteria and plaque eat away at the gums, they also become diseased and unhealthy and it can ultimately affect your smile.
Posted on 2/5/2019 1:29 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Patients who are fighting gum disease know they need all the help they can get. When you are doing your best but you aren’t gaining ground, advanced treatments can clean infected tissue and preserve your teeth, preventing the advance of your condition and allowing you the space you need to begin healing. For many patients, these treatments make the difference in their fight, allowing them to put their oral health back on track and keep it there. While there are a couple approaches to cleaning infected tissue, laser gum disease treatment offers patients many benefits over traditional techniques.
Posted on 12/5/2018 1:07 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Are you thinking about getting All-on-4 dental implants to replace your missing teeth? If so, it is important to choose a skilled dental implant specialist in order to have the best possible treatment outcome.
Posted on 10/2/2018 12:10 PM By Nashville Periodontal Group
Have you noticed a persistent foul taste in your mouth lately or discovered that your gums are swollen, red and bleed easily? These are common symptoms of gum disease and should be taken seriously, especially during National Dental Hygiene Month this October.