What Do You Know About Periodontics?

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Rather than waiting for your teeth to fall out, it is important to be proactive and receive the necessary cleaning, restorations, repair, oral hygiene treatments and dietary restrictions to keep your smile safe and going strong for decades to come. However, many individuals often only focus on the health of... Read more »

Blaze a New Path to Oral Health Success with Periodontics

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If you are suffering any abnormalities or irregularities with your gums, it may be necessary to visit your periodontist. Periodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that deals specifically with the gums and other supporting structures around the teeth. The purpose of a periodontist is to provide treatments that traditional... 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 »

Dental Care as You Get Older

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Your teeth were meant to last for a lifetime. So, as you get older, there is no reason to expect that as your number of birthdays increases, the number of your teeth will decrease. Healthy dental habits will keep your teeth right where they should be. That’s not to say... Read more »

Bleeding Gums are a Cause for Concern

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Many people write off bleeding gums as not being a big deal. However, nothing could be further from the truth. If your gums bleed at all - during brushing, eating, or other times during your day - then it's likely a sign of an underlying condition for which you need... 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 »

Improve Your Smile with a Soft Tissue Graft

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At Eastside Periodontics in Center Line, Michigan, we offer a soft tissue graft, which is a graft of gingival tissue to improve your smile after having periodontal issues. Our skilled periodontist, Dr. Jack Schwarcz, may recommend a soft tissue graft, also called a gum graft, to increase your comfort, improve... Read more »