Archive for January, 2014
We’ve all heard of Gingivitis, most likely on flashy television commercials proclaiming prevention and cures, or by receiving a warning from your dentist, but do you really know what Gingivitis is and how to prevent and treat it? Gingivitis is a form of periodontal (gum) disease. It causes inflammation and infection in the tissues of […]
Could Diamonds be a Periodontist’s Best Friend?
Dr. Steigerwald routinely replaces missing teeth with dental implants here in our office. Dental implants are artificial tooth “roots” made of titanium, used to anchor dental prostheses, including crowns, and implant supported bridges and dentures. One of the largest factors in successful dental implant placement is adequate, healthy bone density to anchor the post. Unfortunately, […]