Crown Lengthening: The Answers to Commonly Asked Questions

If you have questions about crown lengthening, then our periodontists, Dr. Neuman and Dr. Neuman, are happy to help you find the answers you need. Crown lengthening is a top-of-the-line cosmetic treatment that can help you improve your “gummy” smile. This treatment is oftentimes used to expose more of the... Read more »

The Causes and Treatments of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a dental issue you should take very seriously. It’s one of the most dangerous dental issues in the world today. It typically begins by making your gums red, swollen and tender. Then, as it progresses, it makes the gums recede from the teeth, it forms pockets in... Read more »

Periodontal Disease Is a Problem Among Adults

Periodontal disease is a problem among adults. Many adults believe that it is normal for gums to bleed as you brush your teeth. This is not the case. You must have excellent dental hygiene to help avoid gum disease. There are, however, some people who are more at risk for... Read more »

What Exactly Are Periodontal Pockets?

Similar to how a turtleneck sweater snuggles around your neck, the gums and bones inside your mouth wrap around your tooth to provide protection and stability. With proper oral health, your teeth, gums and bone can remain healthy throughout your life. However, if plaque is allowed to build up on... Read more »

Periodontal Disease And You

Gum disease is also called periodontal disease; other terms include “gingivitis” (beginning stages) and “periodontitis” (advanced stages).  Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss among adults in the United States, with advanced stages affecting over 47% of adults over age 30.   Periodontal disease is frequently caused by... Read more »

Gum Disease: What You Need To Know

Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss among adults in the United States. Also called periodontal disease, it is frequently caused by a buildup of plaque on teeth. That is one reason why it is so important to practice consistent and effective basic hygiene habits, such as brushing... Read more »

Consistent Flossing Is Critical for the Prevention of Gum Disease

The American Dental Association recommends that you make a concentrated effort to brush your teeth twice each day and make sure to thoroughly floss at least once each day. This consistent and effective oral hygiene routine is designed to remove sugar residue, plaque buildup, and lingering food particles before they... Read more »

Dental Implants Can Provide Permanent Support to a Dental Bridge

A dental emergency or severe tooth decay can result in the loss of multiple teeth in a row. Our periodontal team are here to provide you with a review of your tooth restoration options and will recommend treatment based on the severity of your tooth loss. To restore multiple missing... Read more »

Over-the-Counter Help with Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity has been called a sore stimulation of the pearly whites. Luckily, it can be treated with everyday products. While we suggest visiting our office to address the underlying cause of the sensitivity, these bits of advice can be effective supplementary measures. Multiple toothpastes are labeled and marketed to... Read more »

Why Pregnant Women CAN Get X-rays

Most people know that radiation can cause cancer. That's why we get many questions and voiced concerns from expectant women who need X-rays for dental services. We completely get the concern, and we'd like to resolve it. First, please know that radiation from X-rays is very low and carries very... Read more »