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American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
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The AAP provides updates on interesting and important periodontal news and resources.
The AAP provides updates on interesting and important periodontal news and resources.

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Has your dental professional recommended a periodontal pocket reduction procedure? This may be because you have developed pockets that are too deep to clean with daily at-home oral hygiene and a professional care routine. During the procedure, a periodontist will clear the pockets of any bacteria and infections and re-tighten the gum tissue around the tooth.

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Check out part two of the “tips for a model mouth” series on Gumblr! #LoveYourGums

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The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 49,000 Americans will be diagnosed with some form of mouth or throat cancer this year. Early detection can improve the chances of successful treatment, which is one of the many reasons to see a periodontist regularly.

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Are you at risk for #GumDisease? Age, tobacco use, family history of gum disease, and systemic conditions, such as heart disease or diabetes, are just a few major risk factors for gum disease. For more information, click the link below.

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Tooth loss as a result of severe untreated #GumDisease can make chewing and digesting food difficult. Don’t let tooth loss get in the way - a periodontist can help.

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According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, teeth cleanings and dental x-rays are safe for pregnant women. Clinical recommendations released by the American Academy of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology state that non-surgical periodontal therapy is safe for pregnant women.

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Give your gums the love they need! Follow these tips for a model mouth and #LoveYourGums

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Scaling and root planing is a non-invasive deep cleaning that helps to prevent the progression of #GumDisease. A deep cleaning goes beneath the gum line to remove plaque, bacteria, and other toxins from areas that brushing and flossing cannot reach. https://www.perio.org/consumer/non-surgical

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The experts have spoken – a perfect smile starts with you! Here’s a quick read on how you can safeguard your mouth with the right oral health routine.
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