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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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Recognizing Early Signs Of Receding Gums

Perhaps you have noticed you have problems with your teeth and gums and are not sure what the issue is, but you know that you may need it treated. What you should do is visit a dentist. You need to be examined to determine what it could be. Gum disease needs to be treated in its early stages because once it gets to the advanced phases, it becomes difficult and costly to treat. You should see a periodontist when you have moderate or severe periodontal disease or if you want your dental implants checked for peri-implantitis. Periodontal disease comes in different types and understanding the symptoms can help you take actions in time to prevent it from further causing damage to your mouth. Types Of Periodontal Disease And Their Symptoms The mildest form is known as gingivitis and people with this gum disease often have red, swollen gums. The gums bleed easily when you brush and floss. Perhaps, this is one of the important signs that try to indicate gum disease in its early stages. Also, with gingivitis, there is little or no discomfort, which may be one of the reasons why people tend to underestimate the disease, allowing it

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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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