The Unpredictable Ways to Keep Periodontal Disease at Bay

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Did you know there are things you can do to prevent periodontal disease (which is also known as gum disease) other than keeping up with oral hygiene and attend your regular dental checkups? Well, it’s true. These are uncommon tricks that many people don’t think about. If you do these... Read more »

How Your Teeth and Diabetes are Connected

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29.1 million people, or 9.3% of the U.S. population, have been diagnosed with diabetes. It is also projected that 8.1 million people have diabetes now but have yet to be diagnosed. What many people with diabetes do not realize is that their oral health is in jeopardy. Diabetes is all... Read more »

Why Your Gums May Be Receding

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Have you noticed your gums pulling back from your teeth? This is called gum recession, and it happens when your oral tissues become irritated and leaving the tooth roots exposed. This can result in severe tooth sensitivity, along with a "gummy" smile and self-consciousness. If your smile is currently experiencing gum... Read more »

The Basics of Gingivitis

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If your oral hygiene begins to suffer, you could end up with the beginning stages of gum disease known as gingivitis. For a better understanding of the basics of gingivitis, listed below are some important facts to think about: - Poor oral health habits such as smoking or chewing tobacco... Read more »

What Is Gum Disease and What Causes It?

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When your gum tissue becomes infected over time, it is referred to as periodontal disease or gum disease. If it is not treated, by its advanced stages it can result in the loss of teeth. What is gum disease and what causes it? Listed below are some signs and symptoms:... Read more »

Can Bone Grafting Help You?

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When it comes to your health care, it is always good to ask questions, so you can understand all you can about your condition. Having a bone grafting procedure is no different. That is why our team here at Eastside Implants & Periodontics in Center Line, Michigan, is happy to... Read more »

Conquer Stress with Dental Sedation

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Conquer stress with dental sedation. As with all methods of sedation, the main benefit that most patients are looking for is to conquer stress. Dental anxiety is common for many people, so mild sedatives are often used to help relax a patient when necessary. For more advanced treatments that may... Read more »

Gum Disease: How to Deal With It

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You might know that gum disease is actually a fairly serious, yet common issue that you should try to address as soon as possible. However, did you know that almost half of all Americans have gum disease? Of course, it’s important for you to have gum disease treated as soon... Read more »

Replace Missing Teeth with These Helpful Procedures

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Tooth replacement therapies are used to prevent tooth loss from destroying your life. Although teeth carry on invaluable functions that help promote chewing, eating, and speaking, there are many artificial replacements that can mimic the look and function of natural teeth. Depending on your age, jaw strength, and specific needs,... Read more »

What Should You do About Gum Disease?

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You’ve probably heard of gum disease, and you may even know what you should do to prevent the problem. For instance, you probably know that if you keep up your oral care, you’ll be much more likely to avoid gum disease altogether. However, as you probably know, gum disease can... Read more »