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Are Dental Implants in Belmont Possible after Gum Disease?

Posted by  on  May 6, 2018
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Gum disease is very common in older adults, and in its later stages (known as periodontitis) it can cause the loss of one or even all your teeth. After or alongside periodontal treatment, lost teeth need to be replaced and nothing does the job better than dental implants. Despite what

Periodontist in Boston Explains Periodontal Pockets

Posted by  on  April 2, 2018
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Gum disease is a chronic condition that is indicated by periodontal pockets, or areas where bacteria builds up and makes a home in a space between the gums and teeth. The pocket depths vary based on the severity of the disease; they will be measured to determine the level of

Don’t Believe These Top 4 Myths About Gum Disease

Posted by  on  February 9, 2018
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Gum disease — it may not be at the top of your list of things to concern yourself with, but the truth is, it’s far more common than you probably think. Even still, a number of myths persist about gum disease. Keep reading to find out what they are! We’re

Periodontist in Boston Has Top 5 Causes of Bleeding Gums

Posted by  on  January 14, 2018
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Are your gums bleeding? It’s not uncommon, but it’s nothing to take lightly, either. Spitting blood after you brush your teeth or having it on your dental floss can signify trouble and the need to visit a professional. In this week’s blog post, your periodontist in Boston shares the top

Know About the 4 Types of Gum Disease, Belmont Patients

Posted by  on  December 21, 2017
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Gum disease is a condition that affects nearly half of American adults over the age of 35, according to the Centers for Disease Control. There are different stages and types of the disease, and knowing about them can help you be better prepared to fight this chronic inflammation of the