Treating Periodontal Disease (It’s Not as Bad as You’re Thinking)

Treating Periodontal Disease

Let’s delve into treating periodontal disease. We’ve been looking at periodontal disease from a few different angles this summer. Some favor crime dramas for their beach reading. We’re into wellbeing. In our last post, we discussed a few factors that may be putting you at greater risk of developing periodontal disease, like stress and smoking. […]

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How You May Be At Greater Risk of Developing Periodontal Disease

Risk of Developing Periodontal Disease

A few posts back, we referenced a disturbing statistic: Nearly half of American adults have some form of periodontal disease. In adults 65 and older, it jumps to 70 percent. The more we thought about that, the less we could explain why it was happening. Oral health care has never been more accessible, yet periodontal […]

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Periodontal Disease Affects More Than Your Mouth

Periodontal Disease Affects More Than Your Mouth

Periodontal disease is so easy to prevent: Brush, floss, rinse, repeat a couple times a day, and visit your dentist every few months. Yet half of American adults have it, and 70 percent of adults 65 and older. So, in a modest attempt to put a meaningful dent in this epidemic, we launched a four-part […]

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How to Tell if You May Have Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, Gum disease, Periodontitis

Periodontal disease, which also goes by gum disease, is a leading cause of tooth loss. Increasingly, research is also strengthening the link between it and other chronic diseases, including diabetes and heart disease. You’d think that’s enough to warrant a spot on our radars, maybe not among the most urgent threats, but at least among […]

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New Generation of Dental Implants Look and Feel Like Natural Teeth

New Generation of Dental Implants

Do you remember the first time you spotted your grandmother’s dentures soaking in a glass of Efferdent? Or the last time you spotted her discreetly slipping them out of her purse before dinner? Say “dentures” and our minds dart to one of those two memories—even if we didn’t have a grandmother who wore dentures. Unfortunately, […]

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What is a Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation?

Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation

The Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation. You’re going to see it come up a lot. If you’re a new patient, I’ll be conducting one during your first appointment. So, what is it? A few years back, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) established the evaluation and recommended that all adults undergo one on an annual basis. A […]

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Parent Tips for Preventing Periodontal Disease

Parent Tips for Preventing Periodontal Disease

Let’s look at some parent’s tips for preventing periodontal disease. It’s easy anymore to settle into a permanent state of anxiety as a parent, where everything can start to feel like a threat to your child’s wellbeing. It’s not enough to ensure they’re eating veggies, for example; they need to be organic. In fact, just […]

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A Princeton, NJ, Periodontist’s Cardinal Rule: Never Forget the Patient

The most valuable lesson I’ve learned from the nearly three decades I’ve been a Princeton, NJ, periodontist is: Cultivating a gentle, compassionate environment needs to be a daily, conscious objective. I don’t know anyone who isn’t at least a little anxious sitting in a dentist’s chair. The lights feel a little brighter, a little hotter. […]

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South Brunswick Area Periodontists

The South Brunswick area periodontists at Princeton Periodontics & Implants will assist with dental problems at their comprehensive dental care center. When you require preventive dental care, oral care examinations and oral treatment as well as help with dental issues, we are the conveniently located Mercer County periodontists for you. Few South Brunswick area periodontists […]

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Mercer County Periodontists

Mercer County periodontists at Princeton Periodontics & Implants will assist with dental problems at their comprehensive dental care center. When you require preventive dental care, oral care examinations and oral treatment as well as help with dental issues, we are the periodontists in Mercer County for you. Few Mercer County periodontists can help with dental […]

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