Don’t Let Gum Disease Form Pockets in Your Smile; Try Scaling and Root Planing

the office of Dr. Henry Espinosa is pleased to offer a variety of treatments for gum disease, including scaling and root planing, a deep cleaning procedure to counteract gum recession. If you have gum recession as a result of gum disease, consider receiving scaling and root planing to repair your smile. Gum disease affects the… Read more »

What Are Your Treatment Options for Gingivitis and Periodontitis?

If you think you’re a victim of gum disease, then it’s important to call the office of Dr. Henry Espinosa and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Henry Espinosa. Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that has two stages. The first stage is gingivitis and the second stage is periodontitis. There… Read more »

A Secret to Oral Health Success: Gum Disease Treatments

  In order to ensure your smile remains safe, it is important to always look for any symptoms or signs of damage to not only your teeth but your gums as well. One highly debilitating disease that can often arise and progress over a period of many years has periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, also called… Read more »

All About Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

  Are you aware of the risk factors for gum disease? Numerous risk factors exist in your life that could be contributing to the presence of gum tissue infection. However, not all of them are preventable as some may be linked to issues outside of your control. Nonetheless, it is always important to have a… Read more »

Information on the Treatment of Gingivitis

The earliest stage of gum disease is gingivitis, which often develops from the presence of hardened tartar on your gum line. The bacteria in tartar can lead to the sensitive gum tissues becoming inflamed and cause symptoms such as persistent bad breath and gums that bleed too easily. According to the American Dental Association, about… Read more »

Some Interesting Facts About Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush is a great oral hygiene tool that can clean your teeth and help you keep cavities and gum disease at bay. It can help you in a myriad of ways. Little did you know, there is more to your toothbrush than that. In fact, there are some interesting toothbrush facts you probably don’t… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Replace a Damaged or Missing Tooth

When natural teeth do not receive daily dental care or experience professional treatment from a dentist on a regular basis, they can develop advanced dental problems that result in severe damage. Conditions such as gum disease and tooth decay can lead to the partial or complete loss of a tooth. When this happens, Dr. Henry… Read more »

Post-treatment Instructions for Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a condition affecting the pearly whites and gums with pockets of bacteria that can lead to tooth and bone loss. Knowing periodontal disease signs can help you thwart and cure it, so we’ve amassed this post for you. Also defined as periodontal disease, gum disease is an… Read more »

You Need to Seek Emergency Dental Care to Treat a Knocked Out Tooth

A severe blow to the face can sometimes carry enough force to cause significant dental trauma and harm to the soft oral tissues in your mouth. If a tooth has been knocked out, shattered, or broken at the gumline, you should not delay in seeking emergency treatment from a dentist like Dr. Henry Espinosa. While… Read more »

Routing Root Decay

Gum disease and receding gums can mean loose teeth, bad breath and a host of other health issues. One of the dangers of receding gums is that of root decay. Tooth decay starts when the plaque on your teeth react with the sugar in your food to create acids that attack the enamel on your… Read more »