Oral Hygiene Tips

To maintain a beautiful smile and optimal gum health, it’s essential that you visit the dentist regularly and prioritize your oral health!

Through professional check-ups, your dentist can detect early signs of oral health problems, so we can determine a treatment plan to prevent further damage, and in some cases, reverse the problem. 

Professional cleanings are also important for preventing oral problems, especially when self-care is difficult.

Gummy smiles

Is there a treatment for gummy smiles?

A “gummy smile” (or excessive gingival display) is a condition where a person’s smile shows an excessive amount of gum tissue. While this condition is …

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Young woman learning about February being gum disease awareness month!

February is gum disease awareness month! 3 Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

February is National Gum Disease Awareness month! At Periodontal Health Center, our goal is to educate our community about gum health and oral health to …

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charcoal toothpaste in the shape of a question mark next to a charcoal toothbrush

Is charcoal toothpaste safe for your teeth and gums?

Charcoal toothpaste has become more popular lately, with well-known brands like Colgate, Crest, Hello and Burt’s Bees entering the charcoal toothpaste market. Is charcoal toothpaste …

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Man hands breaking a cigarette after learning about dental implants and smoking

Dental Implants and Smoking: Is it okay?

Spoiler alert: Smoking is a huge no-go with dental implants. This habit can cause dental implants to fail, cause infection in the gums, weaken your …

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What foods help repair gums?

What better way to multitask than to eat healthier snacks and improve your gums at the same time. The following is a collection of some of the best food choices for healthy teeth and gums.

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adult with jaw pain smiles after her periodontal treatment

When should I be concerned about jaw pain?

Have you experienced sudden jaw pain? There could be a few reasons behind jaw pain when chewing, but it’s often caused by gum disease (periodontal disease). Learn more!

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