May 28, 2018
It is estimated that 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Among the leading cause for tooth loss is due to periodontal disease, which affects roughly 50% of Americans. If you are among those who have lost teeth due to the infection, you now need an effective tooth replacement option to complete your smile. You have heard about the benefits of dental implants in Westford; however, you are not sure if they are right for you because you have a history of gum disease. In some cases, you are still a candidate for the procedure.
January 6, 2018
Too many people take their gums for granted. Maintaining the health of the soft pink tissue that supports your teeth can help to keep your entire body in good shape. Unfortunately, gum disease is all too common; in fact, according to one estimate, almost half of all adults in the United States have some form of this condition. Without help from a skilled periodontist (a dentist who specializes in gum treatment), they are at risk for several oral and systemic health problems. If your gums are suffering, one procedure that might get them back in good shape is scaling and root planing. Let’s talk about this treatment.
October 28, 2017
Periodontal disease, more often referred to as gum disease, can lead to a number of oral health concerns, including tooth decay, gum tissue recession, and even tooth loss. Most patients are aware of this, but what many people don’t know is that gum disease adversely affects the whole body. Studies are still being conducted to help dentists and patients alike better understand the specific links between gum disease and oral health, but the results are clear in stating that poor oral health increases your risk for numerous overall health concerns. Brush and floss daily, visit the dentist regularly and seek treatment for periodontal disease right away.
September 6, 2017
Brushing your teeth before bed has started to look like a war zone in your sink. There has been blood the last few times and you’re not sure why since your teeth don’t hurt. Did you know that this is actually an early indication of periodontal (gum) disease, which is a very prevalent condition among American adults? More than half of adults over the age of thirty are dealing with gum disease in some form. Periodontal laser surgery in Concord can help patients who are living with advanced gum disease, and here’s why seeing a periodontal specialist is the best choice for your oral health.
August 6, 2017
Like all dental problems, gum disease occurs on a spectrum– from mild to severe. The kind of treatment a patient requires depends directly on the severity of their gum disease, and today, your periodontist is going to discuss the different procedures they can use to help patients with varying needs. (more…)
August 3, 2017
Patients missing one or more teeth are interested in dental implant supported tooth replacement options, but many of them worry that their procedure will not be successful. If you’ve heard a horror story about a rejected dental implant post, we can’t say we blame you. However, at the periodontal practice of Stephen H. Grossoman, DMD, we can help put your mind at ease. The key is to be educated about the process, risk factors for implant rejection, and how your Concord periodontist can help. Contact us today to schedule your dental implant consultation.
January 19, 2017
What would it feel like to walk into your favorite restaurant and order anything you like? How would you feel if you could smile at the next work presentation without wondering if clients are noticing your teeth? When you live with a missing tooth it not only affects your confidence and nutrition, but every aspect of your life suffers, even your oral health. Dental implants can be a great solution for patients with missing teeth and Dr. Stephen H. Grossman can help. Your implant dentist in Concord discusses options for restoring your missing teeth.
November 30, 2016
Congratulations! You’ve decided to replace your missing tooth with dental implant. Did you know that you’ve chosen the best tooth replacement option that dentistry has to offer? Now that you’ve made your decision, you’re ready to get treatment underway so you can enjoy your new tooth. Working with the right providers makes the process more comfortable and efficient for you. Here’s why you should see a periodontist for your dental implants.
October 27, 2016
Many times when people talk about oral health, they are mostly focused on teeth. You probably think of it as “brushing your teeth” every day. However, obviously you don’t just have teeth in your mouth. The gums are also very important, as they help protect your teeth’s sensitive roots and supply them with blood. Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with all the supporting structures around the teeth. You may be asking, “What does the periodontist near me have to offer?” Dr. Stephen Grossman would like you to know how he and his team can help you. (more…)
September 9, 2016
It’s a daily struggle when you live with one or more missing teeth. Your nutrition is affected because you may not be able to properly chew your food. Your confidence is affected because you may feel self-conscious about talking and smiling in front of other people. Did you know that your missing tooth is also affecting your oral health? The good news is that dental implants may be the right solution for you, and here’s why it’s important to see a Concord, MA periodontist for dental implants.