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    How To Ensure Your Dental Implants Will Last A Lifetime by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Dental implants are the most durable and aesthetically-pleasing tooth replacement option. They look, feel, and function like natural teeth. Dental implants also provide the ability to smile freely without fear of denture slippage or the embarrassment of missing teeth, which leads to a wonderful boost in confidence. Although dental implants
              If your teeth appear longer than they used to, chances are you have receding gums. There are several possible causes of receding gums, including poor oral hygiene, inflammation, or even lip piercings. But for people who are in good overall oral health and do not
    Do Dental Implants Fall Out? by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    Do Dental Implants Fall Out?

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  March 1, 2022
    Dental implants are quickly rising as one of the most popular tooth replacement options available today—for good reason. Dental implants look, feel, and function like natural teeth. They’re sturdy and reliable. They’re easy to maintain. And with proper care, they can last for decades.  Although most general dentists are trained
    Does Deep Cleaning Stop Gum Disease? by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    Does Deep Cleaning Stop Gum Disease?

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  February 8, 2022
    Many people assume that gum disease is merely a few innocuous symptoms, such as tender, bleeding gums. But in reality gum disease is much more serious than that. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to severe inflammation, tooth loss, and even damaged blood vessels in the heart and brain. 
    How Dental Implants Can Change Your Life by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    A full, radiant smile can light up a room, uplift the moods of the people around you, and help you exude confidence. Missing teeth, on the other hand, can make you uncomfortable and self-conscious, and cause subsequent and costly oral health problems.  Today, there are several options for replacing missing
    Reduce Dental Anxiety by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Many people experience feelings of fear and uneasiness about visiting the dentist. This is known as dental anxiety, and it’s fairly common. For some people, the fear is extreme, and it causes them to avoid the dentist altogether. Unfortunately, the longer a person avoids the dentist, the higher the likelihood
    Can Receding Gums Grow Back by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    Can Receding Gums Grow Back?

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  October 29, 2021
    Receding gums aren’t pretty. They disrupt the gum line, expose the tooth root, and cause the appearance of tooth elongation. But gum recession is more than just unattractive—it can also lead to severe oral health complications.  Unfortunately, once gums have receded, they will not grow back on their own. The
    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