Three Factors That Contribute to Gum Recession

When the oral tissues in the mouth become irritated, they can pull back from the teeth and expose the tooth roots. Unfortunately, this condition, known as gum recession, results in severe tooth sensitivity, an unappealing or "gummy" smile, and possibly lowered self-esteem.  If you are experiencing receding gums in Lawrenceville, Georgia, our periodontist, Dr. David E. Pearson, is here to... read more »

How Does Having an ADA Dentist Make a Difference?

Your dentist is a member of the American Dental Association, which means he meets requirements to be a part of the organization. Because the ADA cares about you and your smile, it ensures that Dr. David E. Pearson makes and keeps promises each day. The first promise is to respect a patient’s wants and needs. This means Dr. David E.... read more »

How to Prevent Gum Recession

Gum recession is a common dental issue that involves your gums moving away from your teeth. The gums then expose the tooth roots and create pockets, which can cause tooth sensitivity and infection. There are many factors that can cause gum recession, including gum disease, your genes, aggressive tooth brushing, insufficient dental care, hormonal changes, tobacco products, teeth grinding, and... read more »