Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush. It is optimal to... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children.... Read more »

Post-Op Tips for Your Gum Procedure

Our team are here to help you be thoroughly prepared for any upcoming gum procedure, and we can provide tips for aftercare to greatly enhance your odds of a successful recovery following the completion of your gum treatment. When you visit our office for an initial consultation with Dr. David E. Pearson, it’s important that… Read more »

The Efficacy of Dental Implants in Addressing Tooth Loss

Dr. David E. Pearson and our team are happy to help you determine the most optimal custom treatment to replace a missing tooth. We can offer dental implants to improve oral function and help you regain your smile with a new tooth that looks natural. To help you learn more about how dental implants can… Read more »

Careful Daily Flossing Help Maintain Healthy Gums

An effective daily oral hygiene routine is essential in the prevention of tooth decay and periodontal health problems. It needs to include thoroughly brush your teeth twice each day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. You also need to remember to floss at least once every 24-hours. A safe and effective flossing technique is… Read more »

Without Professional Treatment Gum Disease Problems Can Worsen

Gums to bleed easily while brushing and flossing and chronic problems with bad breath often herald the early stages of gingivitis. This early stage of gum disease is often related to poor oral hygiene habits that allow tartar to accumulate near the gumline. If you have noticed anything abnormal with the health of your gums,… Read more »

Gum Disease Can Reveal Itself

Did you know there is a way to spot gum disease? Did you know gum disease has symptoms, so you know when to get help? Gum disease is a severe threat to your teeth and gums, which can result in tooth loss and even bone loss. To help you learn about the traits of gum… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Dental Implants

If you are looking to restore a tooth, then consider a long-term solution like a dental implant. Dental implants are known for their long-lasting strength and success they have had in restoring a tooth. To help you understand more about dental implants, our , Dr. with in , , is happy to share with you… Read more »

Pocket Irrigation Can Help Treat Gum Disease

At our office, we want to help you avoid having deep pockets. No, we’re not talking about your finances. We’re talking about periodontal pockets. Periodontal pockets form when plaque and bacteria build up on the tooth’s surface and cause the gum tissue to become swollen and inflamed. When this happens, the gums begin to pull… Read more »