Gum Disease: Treatment Options

Would you be interested in learning that about 50% of Americans suffer from have gum disease? While this might not seem like a serious issue, gum disease can be hard to notice on your own. Luckily, there are a number of symptoms you may be able to recognize from home. Still, we suggest setting up… Read more »

All About Crown Lengthening

Would you prefer to flash more of your lovely white teeth than your pink gums? Or maybe your tooth needs crown or bridge and the gumline is too high for that. Here at in , , we offer what is called crown lengthening. This is a kind of dental procedure designed to uncover more of… Read more »

The Signs of Gum Recession

Have you ever heard of gum recession? Sadly, gum recession is a fairly serious issue. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to deal with gum recession. Luckily, there are several symptoms you might be able to recognize from home. For example, if you have swollen or tender gums, you could have gum recession…. Read more »

Dental Implants: Questions and Answers

Did you lose a tooth? Are you a little bit too old for the tooth fairy to come? You are probably all too aware of the impact this has on your appearance, speaking voice and chewing abilities. There is an answer! David E. Pearson DMD PC in Lawrenceville, Georgia offers top-notch dental implant surgery. Here… Read more »

Oral Infections: What You Should Know

Did you know that before antibiotics were created, dental infections were the third most common cause of death in the world? However, there are many different things you can do to protect your teeth and keep them healthy. Still, not every dental infection is extremely serious. Another relatively common infection is oral herpes which is… Read more »

Stopping Gum Disease

It’s one of the most prevalent diseases in America, costing a ton of American adults their ability to eat and talk, in addition to causing permanent harm to their appearance. Gum disease also spreads deadly bacteria and infections through your mouth and body. The good news is that gum disease is preventable. Our team at… Read more »

Why BOTOX® Might Be a Great Choice for Your Appearance

At , our periodontist is happy to offer BOTOX® cosmetic treatment for our patients in , , and the surrounding areas who are looking for a more youthful appearance for a new and exciting year ahead. If you are needing a boost to your self-confidence, BOTOX can help you as you regain a more youthful appearance. How… Read more »

Getting a Gum Graft Can Heal Receded Gums

If you’ve looked in the mirror recently and noticed that your teeth are longer than they used to be, your gums have probably been receding for a good while now. Several conditions cause gum recession, including tartar buildup, gum disease and brushing too hard. These conditions lead to the gum tissue pulling away from the… Read more »

Gum Grafting to Heal Receded Gums

Are your teeth looking longer than they used to? If they are, your gums might be receding. There are many different things that can cause this, including gum disease, tartar buildup, and excessive brushing or brushing with medium or hard bristles. Gum recession is the process in which the tissue that surrounds the teeth pulls… Read more »

Functional Gingivectomy and Cosmetic Crown Lengthening

A fairly common treatment for gum disease or for increasing your smile’s cosmetic appeal is to lengthen your crowns. This treatment removes a small part of the gumline, revealing more of your teeth and reducing the pockets gum disease can cause. Gum shaping is a process used to help gums appear more regular. It is… Read more »