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Prevent the Top Causes of Dental Implant Failure

Experienced cosmetic and restorative dentist Dr. Burton Gooch discusses how patients can prevent dental implant failure and ensure treatment success.

Posted by Burton Gooch on Jan 12, 2020

The Seven Top Causes of Gum Recession and Gum Disease

To help patients better understand how to prevent keep their periodontal tissues healthy, we discuss the seven top causes of gum recession and gum disease.

Posted by Burton Gooch on May 11, 2019

How Medications Can Lead to Poor Gum Health

Side effects from some medications can increase the risk of periodontal disease and gum recession. Dr. Burton Gooch Family & Cosmetic Dentistry goes over these…

Posted by Burton Gooch on Nov 12, 2017

The Causes of Poor Gum Health

Gum recession and periodontal disease can be caused by a wide variety of things. Let's consider what they are and how they can be remedied.

Posted by Burton Gooch on Jun 11, 2017

Filling the Gaps: How Gum Disease Can Lead to Tooth Loss

Periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss as a result of gum recession or a host of other issues. Let's consider these dental care matters.

Posted by Burton Gooch on Jul 11, 2016

The Root Planing and Scaling Procedure

Root planing and scaling, also known as a deep cleaning, can help you restore your gums to health before infection reaches the roots of teeth.

Posted by Burton Gooch on Jan 09, 2015

Gum Disease Prevention

 

Can You Prevent Gum Disease?

Even though gum disease often occurs in adults, it can be found in children as well. It is imperative that you…

Posted by summer on Mar 02, 2014

Diagnosing and Treatment of Gum Disease

 

Diagnosing Gum Disease

To determine whether you are dealing with gum disease, the dentist will complete an examination to check for:

  • Gums that are bleeding
  • Buildup of ay…

Posted by summer on Feb 18, 2014

Gum Disease: Do You Have It?

If you only have a mild case of gum disease, it may be more difficult to detect it. For those who have healthy gums, they…

Posted by summer on Feb 10, 2014

Causes Attributed to Gum Disease

What are the causes attributed to gum disease? Your mouth continually works to produce a sticky, clear substance that is known as plaque. This substance is…

Posted by summer on Jan 22, 2014

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