A table summarizing the key factors of the initial, early, established and advanced periodontal lesion.
This post shows a case of gummy smile make over Rochester NY.
Impacted canines are a frequent finding. Fortunately today canine exposure is a valuable alternative for the treatment of this condition. Learn more about the buccal and palatal approach to canine exposure.
In this post I describe a non-invasive technique to evaluate patient skeletal maturity.
Hormonal changes during pregnancy are considered to affect the response of the gingival tissues. The aim of this review was to assess the effect of pregnancy on systemically healthy women in terms of gingival inflammation.
The International Workshop for a Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions (IWCP).
Regeneration is defined as: reconstruction of injured part in such a way that the architecture and function are completely restored. These decision trees will guide you in choosing the best regenerative option for your patient.
The relationship between trauma from occlusion and periodontal disease has long been a area of discussion. The aim of this review was to assess whether there is any evidence to support the use of occlusal adjustments.
If you can never remember the different stages of hypetension, this summary table is exactly what you need.
A quick reminder table of age of tooth eruption and apex formation.
Before and after Gum Graft Rochester NY
The American Dental Association classification of periodontal disease.
You know that hormones affect your mood, but did you know they can also impact your mouth?
This histological section shows the Osteon and the Haversian system. This is like an area of basal bone, in fact on the left side on the image a large area […]
A brief overview of the Red, Orange and Yellow complexes, according to Sigmund Socransky.
Host Modulating Therapy is defined as: Efforts to control periodontal disease by directly targeting the host response. Doxycycline has been used at non bactericidal doses (20mg twice a day) to control […]
[Check out my post on the Page & Schroeder periodontal lesion] The original study The Page and Schroeder 1976 study described the progression of periodontal inflammation from gingivitis to periodontitis […]
From the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA): A recent scientific statement by the American Heart Association (AHA) titled “Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: Does the Evidence Support […]
As a follow up to the post discussing the use of systemic antibiotics in the treatment of periodontal disease, I decided to discuss the use of localized delivery antibiotics and chemotherapeutics in periodontal […]
Are antibiotics useful to treat periodontal (gum) disease? If so, which one is more efficient? Read more about Antibiotics and Periodontal Disease.