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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Five Things
... Do you or someone you love experience any of the following symptoms: Bleeding gums Painful, swollen, or tender gums Bad breathe or a bad taste in your mouth Loose teeth Sores in your mouth If you answered yes to any of the above symptoms, please click here for your FREE REPORT andor call us at 317-272-2700 to schedule a check-up today!

Free Report
... Notice any symptoms of periodontal disease, including: Red, swollen gums Gum tenderness and pain Gums that bleed during regular brushing and flossing Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth Changes in the way teeth fit together when you bite Teeth that have shifted or loosened Pus coming from between your teeth and gums Gums separated from the teeth Teeth that appear longer due to receding gums   Heart Disease Several theories exist to explain the link between periodontal disease and heart disease...

Perio Protect Method
... Perio trays offers these outstanding patient benefits: • Kills bacteria through the antimicrobial actions • Reduces the inflammation • Reduces swelling and pain • Stops gingival bleeding • Helps control bacteria that cause bad breath • Restores normal healthy gingiva • Some antimicrobial agents soften calculus from a barnacle to chalky consistency • Makes cleanings easier and less painful • Can be use to whiten teeth • Can be used to deliver local analgesics to manage sensitivity • Provides long-lasting results • Inhibits re-infection and disease Clinical evidence has shown some patients using the Perio ProtectMethod have significant healing and tissue repair...

What is Scaling and Root Planing and When Is It Needed?
... Early signs of gum diseases may include bad breath that won’t go away, red, tender, swollen, or bleeding gums, even loose and/or sensitive teeth...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
An estimated sixty-five percent of Americans have bad breath...

Dry Mouth
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...

Gum Disease (Gingivitis)
...Early warning signs include chronic bad breath, tender or painful swollen gums and minor bleeding after brushing or flossing...

Medication and Heart Disease
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...