Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush. It is optimal to… Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children…. Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Gum Tissues

Do you have questions about your gum tissues? If so, our dentist, Dr. Henry Espinosa, is happy to help you find the answers you need. The more you know about your gum tissues, the better. In fact, knowing all about your gum tissues can help you keep them in tip-top shape. So, to help you,… Read more »

Recognizing the Emergence of Gingivitis

Do you have teeth that feel sensitive or gums that are red, inflamed or swollen gums, as well as chronic bad breath, you could have gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease. Gingivitis is a common but serious oral condition, and it’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms to receive treatment. Gingivitis can… Read more »

The Treatments That Can Help With Gum Disease

Do you have gum disease? If so, it’s very important to treat it as soon as possible. If you delay treatment, the disease can worsen, spread and destroy your entire smile. You don’t want that, do you? So, make sure to treat your gum disease immediately. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can help… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Practices Can Lead to Gingivitis Problems

Consistent oral hygiene habits are essential for maintaining strong teeth and healthy gums. Your daily routine needs to include brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a toothpaste that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance. You also need to remember to floss between each of your teeth… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Periodontics

Are you familiar with the different aspects of periodontal care? Periodontics is a field of dentistry that is designed to focus on gum tissue infections and other issues and diseases associated with your gums. Periodontists make sure that any issues that you have with your gums are treated and maintained so that your gums and… Read more »

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 »