October is recognized as National Dental Hygiene Awareness Month. Proper dental hygiene can maintain a bright smile and protect your gums from infection. Gum disease can be spooky, but advancements in laser dentistry have developed a minimally invasive treatment method, which has proven to be extremely effective.
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Keeping your teeth and gums in good condition is of paramount importance—but not just so that you can have a healthy mouth. Poor oral hygiene can affect the rest of your body in surprising ways. If you contract gum disease, then your risks for a number of other diseases can be increased.
To underscore the importance of taking care of your gums, and to highlight National Gum Care Month, we at Advanced Dental Techniques want to remind our existing and new patients of the numerous procedures we offer to stave off this potentially harmful condition or to correct any complications that may arise. Whether it is gingivitis, gum recession, or advanced periodontitis, our comprehensive and modern treatments will restore your mouth to a healthy state.
Although gum recession in Wayne, NJ, can affect the overall appearance of your smile, gum recession is an issue that may go unnoticed at first, but may gradually worsen over time. If you come into our office to inquire about receding gums, Dr. Laurence C. Brieterman may suggest the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique.
Gum recession is one of the principal signs of periodontal disease. However, incorrect brushing techniques or certain medications can increase the risks.
A person's smile is important - we can help you improve yours.
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