If you’re one of the 30 million Americans who have diabetes, you may be surprised to learn about an unexpected complication associated with this condition. Among those with diabetes, research shows that there is an increased prevalence of gum disease. Not only are people with diabetes more susceptible to serious gum disease, but with other […]
￼ A Periodontist specializes in the gums, soft tissues and other structures supporting the teeth. This is who you will want to speak with to discuss your treatment options. At Periodontal Associates of Memphis, we can help you with your gummy smile by examining your mouth, teeth and gums to determine the extent of the […]
Do you see more of your gums then your teeth when you smile. Are you unhappy with what you see? Don‘t be! There are options to treat your “Gummy Smile”. Here’s a look at some of the reasons why you might have a gummy smile. Excessive display of gum tissue: because teeth are partially covered […]
Attention Fed Ex employees!! As of January 1, 2013, your dental insurance is no longer MetLife and is now Cigna. Periodontal Associates of Memphis supports our local businesses and is on the Cigna Newtwork. Schedule an appointment today 901-761-3770.
Check-Out The Award Our Amazing Laser Received! One of the services we provide at Periodontal Associates of Memphis is LANAP® also known as “Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure” utilizing the PerioLase laser. We have been utilizing the PerioLase laser in our practice since 2005 with amazing results. Our patients love the benefits of laser periodontal […]
Dr Godat helped the America Red Cross with Relief Bags by adding Oral Care Kits for those displaced from their homes. Check it out at the Memphis Dental Society. Thanks for Schein Dental for the contribution.
In our practice, we see it every day. Gum disease. It not only causes bad breath but it attacks the tissue and bone that hold teeth in place. In a recent study by the Journal of Dental Research, from 2009-2010, high amounts of periodontal disease (also known as gum disease) were found. In the United […]
Founding Partner James “Jim” Ross Died Monday, February 27th, 2012 James “Jim” Ross DDS MS One of our founding partners, James “Jim” Ross passed away this past Friday evening after a long battle with cancer. Many of you will remember Jim as one of our leaders in the Memphis Dental Society. He served as President […]
Busy Germantown office looking for a reg/cert dental assistant. Experience preferred but not necessary. Must be able to work at a fast pace and be open to flexible hours. Office hours are Monday thru Thursday 7:45am to 5:00pm and Fridays 7:45am to 2:00pm. Please fax resume to 901-754-2447. (This post will be removed once the […]
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month! Ladies, in general you are more in “tune” with your bodies than the men in your lives. Please remind the men to see their physician regularly for check-ups and blood tests. Prostate Cancer is a serious disease but it is treatable with early detection. After Skin Cancer, Prostate Cancer […]