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Will I Always Go to the Periodontist for Cleanings?

On November 15th, 2011, posted in: Videos by 0 Comment

Your dentist wants you to have the best treatment for your condition. Periodontist’s specialize in the care of Periodontal Disease and keep up to date on all of the latest treatments.

If your dentist sees signs of periodontal disease they may want you to see a Periodontist and follow a treatment of care spelled out by them.…

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Are Cleanings Every 3 Months Really Necessary?

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I’ve always heard that you only need to have your teeth cleaned every 6 months, so what’d going on? It’s true, under normal circumstances your dentist would probably only schedule cleanings twice a year.

However, if you are showing signs of Periodontal Disease, your dentist will want to keep a closer check on your teeth and gums.…

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How Often Do I See My Periodontist?

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If you have been diagnosed with Periodontal Disease and referred to a Periodontist, your first visit will be a consultation.

During this exam and consultation period, your Periodontist will determine the severity of your case and develop a treatment plan for you.

To understand how this works, watch the following video.…

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The Importance of Immediate Treatment

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There are some things in life that it doesn’t hurt for you to wait to get started. Your dental health is not one of them and beginning treatment for Periodontal Disease isn’t either.

Left on it’s own, with no interference by a dental professional periodontal disease will continue to deteriorate the bone that is the support structure for your teeth and mouth.…

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Delaying Treatment Can Cause Problems

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Periodontal Disease goes through active periods and inactive periods. For this reason it is entirely possible that you will not notice much of a difference on the outside if you choose not to treat your disease right away.

It’s important to realize, however, what is going on that you cannot notice on the outside.…

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Are You a New Patient at the Periodontist Office?

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When you arrive at your first Periodontist appointment, you may wonder what exactly will happen? In order to provide the best service possible it is very important for your Periodontist to know your dental and health history.

Your dental history is just part of what your Periodontist will want to find out about you.…

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Is Periodontal Disease Contagious?

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The good news is that Periodontal Disease is not contagious. The disease itself is not passed from one person to another.

There are elements to this condition, however, that make it slightly more complicated than that.

Take a look at this video if you’re interested in finding out more details.

So many things that are outside of your control can trigger Periodontal Disease.…

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Best Treatment for Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease caused when bacteria in your mouth invade the gum tissue and dissolve bone.

In order to effectively treat periodontal disease it’s necessary to know exactly what bacteria we’re fighting against. A complete exam by your periodontist will help determine the level of infection that has occurred.…

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What Exactly Causes Periodontal Disease?

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Everybody has bacteria in their mouth. It might sound unappealing to think about but it’s true. However, having bacteria in your mouth does not automatically mean that you have periodontal disease.

There are other conditions, problems and even genetic issues that can trigger periodontal disease.

Like most things in life, it isn’t until there is an imbalance that the bacteria that usually remains benign in your mouth may cause an infection and become periodontal disease.…

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Are You Experiencing Symptoms of Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal disease is commonly known as gum disease. It is an infection in your gums that causes the eventual decay of bone and ultimately can result in the loss of your teeth.

How do you know if you have periodontal disease? What are the symptoms?

Watch this video for more information.…

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