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 »

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 »

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 »

Four Gum Disease Myths Unveiled

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What do you know about gum disease? It’s an infection of the gum tissue caused by untreated plaque. If ignored, it could lead to bone loss in your mouth. It’s not always easy to learn the facts about gum disease, especially when so many myths surround it, which is why... Read more »