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Houston, TX

Dr. Dennison has prepared this blog to help educate our patients about periodontal disease. Our hope at University Periodontal Associates is that this blog will provide any information you need to prevent gum disease from advancing.

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Advantages Of All-On-4 Dental Implants And How They Function

Do you have a missing tooth or several missing teeth? Missing teeth can cause severe dental issues and can cause damage to your overall health. It can also disrupt your everyday functions like eating, talking, drinking, etc. Missing teeth can also make you feel insecure about your smile. Therefore, it is important to restore your missing teeth to ensure you achieve optimal oral health and that you never have to hide your smile! If you want to replace several missing teeth, the first thing that comes to mind is dentures. While traditional dentures are a good solution to replace multiple missing teeth, they can slip, slide, or give you trouble while speaking or eating. Fortunately, due to advanced technology, there is now a better solution to replace your missing teeth, which are much more durable, stay in one place and act just like natural teeth, known as All-on-4 dental implants. What Are All-On-4 Dental Implants? The All-on-4 system dental implants involve different technologies and dental solutions put together to provide you with a solid, secure, stable, and reliable teeth replacement option. All-on-4 includes a set of fixed dental implants embedded in your jaw to provide a solid base that will

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How Do Gum Pockets Form?

Gum pockets form from the effects of periodontal disease or when gum disease advances. To prevent this from happening, you should brush your teeth at

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Gum Problems With Braces

Gum soreness is a common occurrence in patients who have just started wearing braces or got them tightened recently. Generally, it’s normal to experience swollen

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What Exactly Is Biofilm?

class=”alignright size-full wp-image-2038″ src=”/uploads/2022/05/201802-brushing-tongue-511484422.jpg” alt=”” width=”251″ height=”168″ />class=”TParticle”>The mouth is the perfect place for biofilm to form. It’s wet and the teeth are the ideal

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What Is A Perioscopy?

Advanced stages of gum disease, known as periodontitis, can cause some serious issues. Bacteria travel below your inflamed gums and cause gum recession as well

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Reversing Bone Loss

The regrowth of bone that has been lost is known as bone regeneration or osseous regeneration. In dentistry, this occurs from periodontal disease, meaning bacteria

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