Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Gum Disease Treatments

  If you are suffering from gum disease, it is important to visit your dentist for effective treatments. However, you may not even know you're suffering from it due to the fact that symptoms do not always appear. For this reason, it was always important to analyze your smile every... Read more »

Gingival Flap Surgery Might Be Needed to Treat Chronic Periodontitis

Periodontitis is a severe form of gum disease caused by the excess buildup of hardened tartar on the surfaces of teeth near the gumline, and the dental roots deep within the gums. This causes a significant amount of periodontal inflammation that requires professional treatment. If you forgo having gum disease... Read more »

Treating Gum Disease: What Needs to Happen?

Treating gum disease means you have inflammation or infection in your gum tissue. Early intervention can turn it around and is often helped by stepping up your daily oral hygiene game and increased dental cleanings that target the pockets surrounding the teeth. Once it progresses, however, and depending on the... Read more »

Have Information About Your Medical History Ready at Your Next Appointment

"I love eating sticky foods, but I don't like flossing my chompers: how can I prevent gum disease?" Short answer: you can't. Unfortunately, gum disease is regularly a disease of our own makings. By consuming and drinking sugary substances, we put ourselves at risk of making periodontal disease. To avoid... Read more »

Medications and Gum Disease

Perhaps the most common ailment we care for at Periodontal and Implant Esthetics is periodontal disease, an infection of the gums. Gum disease affects a big percentage of the population, but with suitable brushing and flossing, you can defend yourself from it. Learn more about gum disease by reading on.... Read more »

Preparing for a Bone Graft

A bone graft is a special procedure designed to strengthen your jaw bone. Many people get bone grafts in preparation for a dental implant. Their jaw has been weakened over time due to tooth loss or age and will not support it without a graft. Others may have suffered from... Read more »

Risk Factors for Gum Disease

If your hands bled when you washed them, would you consider that “normal”? Probably not. But many adults consider it normal for their gums to bleed when they brush their teeth. Gum disease, also called gingivitis, affects many people. However, with correct understanding and care, it can be prevented (in... Read more »

Restoring a Tooth with a Dental Implant

In many cases of severe tooth decay or dental trauma which impacts the root of a tooth, the dental restoration at Periodontal and Implant Esthetics can apply root canal therapy. Frequently known as a root canal, this removes any tissues or tooth enamel before bringing back any internal structures. In... Read more »

Basic Daily Habits Can Help Preserve and Maintain Your New Denture

The complete denture provided to you by Dr. Gustavo Ruiz and his associates has been designed to replicate your missing or compromised teeth. Even though it was created from special materials that will not succumb to tooth decay, you will still need to provide the dental appliance with some daily... Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved with Healthy Food Choices?

Are you aware that your diet can play a significant role in your oral health? Knowing what to eat can be the difference of a healthy smile and one overcome with cavities and other oral ailments. Your diet can improve your oral health, so make healthy food choices. Eating healthy... Read more »