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What is Periodontitis?

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, comes in a few different forms. In its latter stages, gum disease is known as periodontitis. If your gums are severely swollen or if you can see vast inflamed pouches of gums surrounding your teeth, you may have periodontitis, and you should reach out to our office for an appointment as soon as... read more »

Gingival Flap Surgery Might Be Needed to Treat Chronic Periodontal Disease

Without professional treatment and remediation by a dentist like Dr. Samy Samaan the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis can worsen into the chronic gum infection of periodontitis. This serious oral health condition can gradually cause your gums to recede from your teeth. As their relationship starts to separate at the gumline, small pockets of infection form in your gums near the... read more »

Your New Dentures Need a Little Daily Maintenance and Care

A complete or partial denture is often used to replace multiple missing teeth. Many people who use removable dental appliances like these also appreciate denture adhesive for its ability to help lock dentures in place while also blocking out stray food particles. When you remove your denture at night, you should give it a through rinse under running water. Once... read more »

Periodontal Disease Can Often Be Prevented with Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Periodontal disease is alarmingly prevalent in the American population. The American Dental Association estimates that almost 47% of adults over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal disease. Without professional treatment, this infection and inflammation of the gums can have significant ramifications to your oral health. At the same time, new research has found a link between severe... read more »