Posted on 5/9/2019 3:07 PM By Erin
You have spent the last few dozen months or few years in braces, and now it is finally time to have them removed. It feels strange at first not to have wires and brackets in your mouth, but it is also a relief. However, your smile looks a little different than you imagined. Did your teeth get longer? Actually, this could be gum recession, which is more common following treatment with braces than you might realize.
Posted on 3/23/2019 8:51 PM By Erin
Patients often live with bleeding gums for months or years without realizing how serious a condition it really is. Frequently, the reason cited for not treating this early symptom of gum disease is the fact that it is infrequent, or else frequent but minor. The fact is, whenever you find bloody gums after a regular brushing, your mouth is trying to tell you something is quite wrong and you should see your periodontist in Sterling, VA.
Posted on 1/16/2019 9:15 PM By Erin
Gum disease, sometimes referred to as periodontitis when it worsens, is common among adults in the U.S. Even with regular brushing and flossing, you may experience gum disease. One of the most pervasive symptoms of this disease is bleeding gums when you brush or floss. This means that as long as your gums are not bleeding, you have nothing to worry about, right? Your periodontist will tell you this is not necessarily true – especially if you are a smoker.
Posted on 11/12/2018 3:36 PM By Erin
It is often an exciting moment to learn that you will be having a baby. While experienced mothers may understand that dental health is an important part of prenatal care, it may come as a surprise to new soon-to-be moms that getting your teeth checked is an essential part of care during pregnancy. There are a few reasons why you should schedule a visit with a periodontist like Dr. Jean-Claude Kharmouche at Nova Perio Specialists during this exciting time of your life.
Posted on 9/6/2018 2:26 PM By Erin
Missing teeth can affect your speech. Dental implants can restore your function and speech. Contact our Leesburg, VA periodontist for more info today!
Posted on 8/13/2018 11:00 AM By Erin
Ever wondered if your tooth extraction site is healing properly? Find out more in this blog post.
Posted on 7/24/2018 10:00 AM By Erin
Dental implants are modern dentistry's gold standard in tooth replacement - but are they right for you? Find out more about dental implants here!
Posted on 7/6/2018 5:27 PM By Erin
Bleeding gums can be embarrassing, but
did you know they can also tell a story about the health of your mouth? It’s
not uncommon for gums to bleed periodically for short periods of time, but if
your gums frequently bleed, you may have an underlying problem that needs to be
addressed. Here are a few of the most common causes of swollen, bleeding gum
tissue and what you can do about them.
Posted on 6/12/2018 10:00 AM By Erin
Dental fear or anxiety shouldn't hold you back from getting the dental care you need. Learn more about how sedation dentistry can help!
Posted on 5/24/2018 12:55 PM By Erin
Before settling for uncomfortable, slipping dentures, consider the benefits of All-on-4 dental implants. Keep reading to learn more!