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    Gum Graft Donor Tissue Care & Recovery by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    If you have severe gum recession, you may need gum graft surgery to correct the problem and restore your oral health. Gum graft surgery restores your natural gum line by delicately suturing new tissue into place to cover root surfaces of your teeth that have been exposed. The sutures help
    Best Treatment For Gum Recession by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    The Best Treatment For Gum Recession

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  September 1, 2021
    When most people hear the words “healthy smile,” they imagine clean, radiant teeth—not gums. Of course, we don’t want our gums to take the spotlight when we smile, but they do play a major role in keeping our teeth bright and beautiful.  Receding gums call attention to themselves, not only
    Financial and Emotional Cost of Not Getting the Best Dental Implants San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Dental implants are the number one tooth replacement option when it comes to prioritizing your oral health. Not only are dental implants reliable, long-lasting, and natural-looking, but they also support jawbone health. A healthy jawbone plays an important role in both your oral health and your overall health. It holds
    Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Can Prevent A Dental Visit by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    You have probably heard your dentist tell you many times to avoid eating candy and gum, so you may be surprised to know that chewing sugar-free gum can actually be beneficial. Instead of causing cavities the way sugar-filled gum does, sugar-free gum actually aids in the prevention of cavity formation.
    Are Dental Implants Painful by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    Are Dental Implants Painful?

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  May 3, 2021
    When it comes to tooth restoration options, dental implants have the most benefits compared to other options. Not only do implants last for decades, but they are also the strongest and most natural-looking solution for replacing missing teeth. The strength comes from the titanium screws implanted within the jawbone, which
    How Do You Treat an Exposed Tooth Root by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    If you don’t have a history of sensitive teeth and you suddenly experience pain or discomfort when eating and drinking certain foods and beverages, you might have an exposed tooth root. Fortunately, there are different treatment options available to restore your natural gum line and allow you to eat and
    Reasons Your Gums Hurt by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    10 Possible Reasons Your Gums Hurt

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  February 28, 2021
    Most people experience sore gums at some point in their lives. But just because it’s common doesn’t mean it should go ignored. Your sore gums may be trying to tell you something. No need to panic. There are a number of possible reasons your gums hurt, and they’re not all
    How Missing Teeth Will Affect the Face and Jawbone by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Anyone who has missing teeth knows that they can put a serious damper on your willingness to smile or laugh in the company of others. A full set of teeth is a sign of health and beauty, and missing teeth are usually accompanied by a loss of confidence. But it
    4 Stages of Periodontal Disease by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Maintaining good oral health is as simple as daily brushing and flossing and twice-yearly checkups at the dentist, but many people are under the misconception that the worst consequence for letting oral health slide is a cavity or two. While a cavity is indeed serious enough to require dental intervention,
    Does Diet Affect Gum Disease by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Your smile is one of your best assets.  But missing teeth, bleeding gums, bad breath, and other symptoms of gum disease can seriously diminish your desire to smile. Gum disease affects more than just your teeth and gums, though. It can also lead to serious medical conditions such as heart