Treat Your Gum Disease With Laser Periodontal Therapy

If you suffer from the adverse effects of periodontal (gum) disease, then you need to visit our skilled periodontist, Dr. Anne Nicholas, and her team of specialists immediately. Gum disease is a destructive dental problem that can silently and painlessly damage your teeth and their supporting structures (bone and gums) over time. Indeed, if you ignore the problem, gum disease... read more »

Why Socket Preservation Is Crucial to Your Smile Restoration Process

Periodontal therapy has two primary objectives: 1. to replace missing teeth. 2. to prevent the loss of other teeth. Naturally, it goes without saying that Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists have the hopeful goal of helping their patients achieve the best possible circumstance for restoration of overall oral health. Unfortunately, sometimes teeth simply have to be removed. There... read more »

Periodontal Disease Threatens Your Oral Health and Your Smile

Periodontal disease is gum disease. It is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. Periodontal disease is the most common cause of tooth loss among adults, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Periodontal disease is remarkably pervasive worldwide, even in the United States. In fact, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) reports... read more »

Enjoy the Benefits of Cutting-Edge Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry is an effective treatment for gum disease that is used to remove bacteria and to rid the mouth of diseased gum tissue. Lasers have been used in dentistry since the 1990s, and they have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Our very own Dr. Nicholas is highly skilled at using the Laser-Assisted New Attachment... read more »

The Restorative Power of Osseous Surgery

Deteriorating oral health can be a vicious cycle. And once you're stuck in that cyclical pattern, it's difficult to escape without the help of a trained professional like Dr. Anne Nicholas. Here's how the cycle of gum disease progresses toward bone loss and the need for osseous surgery: Poor oral hygiene results in the formation of plaque, which soon hardens... read more »

Periodontal Treatment: Improve Your Smile and Your Health

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that can become progressively worse and eventually destroy the gums and other structures that support the teeth. This disease is dangerous to your oral health because it is a painless infection that stealthily attacks — like a silent saboteur — unless you seek proper treatment. A periodontist specializes in the successful treatment of periodontal... read more »