The Ins and outs of Periodontics

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A periodontist is one of the most important types of dentist, but few people know what’s involved in periodontics, or even what it is. Here at Eastside Implants & Periodontics in Center Line, Michigan, Dr. Waleed Rhebi firmly believes in educating patients to understand as much as possible about the... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Dental Health and Genetics

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Certain genetic markers may put you at an increased risk for oral health ailments, conditions, diseases, and disorders. Although cleaning and flossing are always effective treatment plans, you may require more effort than traditional methods to keep your teeth and gum safe from underlying conditions. One of the most common... 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 »

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 »

Do Your Teeth Weaken When you Age?

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As you know, everyone ages. Similarly, you may have heard that you’ll lose your teeth as you age. However, this isn’t necessarily true. In fact, with proper care, your teeth can last for your entire lifetime. However, if you don’t care for your teeth well, you could lose your teeth.... 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 »