Archive for November, 2016

Vitamin C

Gum disease prevention is closely linked to Vitamin C. Vitamin C is required for the development of collagen, a structural protein that strengthens tissues like our gums. Our gums are regularly exposed to harmful bacteria. Infection and disease in the gums is much more likely if your Vitamin C intake is not optimal. It is […]

Root Canals

Root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp (soft tissue inside your teeth containing blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue) becomes inflamed or diseased. During root canal treatment, your dentist or endodontist (a dentist who specializes in treating the insides of teeth) removes the diseased pulp. The pulp chamber and root canal(s) of the tooth […]

Conservative Care

Conservative Dental Care is focused on preserving as much of your natural tooth and gum structure as possible. New minimally invasive dental techniques enable us to skillfully and accurately perform the necessary work on teeth and gums while being less invasive. Here are some examples: Laser Dentistry, uses state of the art water laser technology […]

Periodontal Disease

  Periodontal disease is a common infection around your tooth affecting your gums. There are many risk factors, including tobacco use, medications, hormone fluctuations and genetics. A deep cleaning and consultation with your dentist can help correct this problem.