Gum Grafting: A Solution for Receding Gums

If gum recession is affecting your smile and denting your confidence, it could be time to consider gum grafting. Good oral health doesn't start and end with good brushing habits and fighting cavities — it's important to look after your gums, too. In this article,...

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All-on-4

Missing a significant amount of teeth can really impact your health and confidence. Across America, there are close to 36 million adults who do not have all of their upper and/or lower teeth. There are many replacement options to go with, such as dentures. There is...

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Your Guide to Gum Bleaching in 2023

Let's talk about your smile. Is it looking great, beautiful and perfectly aligned, dazzling in every picture that's taken of you, but something still seems missing? At Periodontal Associates of Memphis, we have important information to share. It's about the latest...

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LANAP Laser Treatment: Is It Right For You?

Having unhealthy gums is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, gum disease also known as periodontitis is pretty common. But unhealthy gums are not fun to live with. You will experience swollen or bloody gums, pain while chewing, bad breath, receding gum lines, and...

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Here’s How We Treat Gum Disease

Periodontal disease is a constantly progressing disease that can lead to tooth loss if not treated. It is a silent disease meaning you cannot always see it. It is caused by plaque, a film of bacteria which forms on your teeth every day. The plaqua causes irritation...

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Cosmetics and Implants: What Are Your Options?

Everyone deserves to feel confident about their smile. Unfortunately, for some patients, this is easier said than done. Anything from minor blemishes and gum discoloration to cracks and missing teeth can make you hesitant to show off those pearly whites. At the...

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Gum Pocket Irrigation

Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease or periodontitis, primarily affects the gums and tissues that hold the teeth in place. Even in healthy gums, the tops of the gums don’t attach directly to the root of the tooth. Instead, there’s a small space...

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How is Gum Disease Connected to Osteoporosis?

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones involving the reduction of bone mineral density and mass. These changes in bones can cause them to become more fragile and put them at greater risk of breaks or fractures. Considered a “silent” illness...

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