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2014-08-06 23:11:37

A revolutionary improvement to the treatment of gum tissue recession has been developed that does not require surgery in the palate, is done through a tiny pinhole, and requires no sutures. This new procedure is being provided by Kenneth A. Peavy, D.M.D. M.H.S., a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Winston-Salem, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Gum recession is one of the most common dental problems and can lead to pain, poor esthetics, cavities, and tooth loss,...

2014-08-06 23:11:36

No scalpel incisions, no stitches, and great results are all features of the FDA approved Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) being provided by Kenneth A. Peavy, D.M.D., M.H.S., a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Peavy is celebrating his 25th year in practice and his fourth year providing the new laser alternative to treat gum disease. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 While gum disease is one of the most common infections in the world and can...

2014-08-05 23:12:59

The LANAP® procedure overcomes obstacles associated with traditional gum surgery. Dr. Alan Farber, with Long Island periodontist offices in Medford, NY and Hauppauge, NY, uses this laser surgery to provide the best gum disease treatment results by restoring gum health and bone density in the jaw. NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The LANAP® laser, guided by certified Long Island periodontist Dr. Alan Farber, allows him to treat the periodontal pocket by taking out the infected or...

2014-08-02 23:02:48

Midtown Dentistry in Houston is currently urging women to look after their oral health, especially during pregnancy, menstruation, and the menopause. Hormonal changes at these times increase the risk of gum disease, a potentially serious condition that can affect general health and for pregnant women the health of their unborn child. (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Although most people are aware of the need to take care of their teeth and gums, it is particularly important for women. Changes to...

2014-07-30 23:02:09

Dr. Shanelec, renowned for his innovations in periodontal microsurgery recently attended the Chao Pinhole Academy course for the minimally invasive treatment of gum recession, along with 42 doctors from around the world. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Over 630 doctors worldwide are now certified to perform the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique®, the revolutionary minimally invasive treatment for gum recession. Santa Barbara, CA periodontist Dr. Dennis Shanelec, considered by...

2014-07-29 23:07:22

Dr. Alex Farnoosh, gummy smile surgeon, now offers gummy smile and dark gums treatments to patients who are dissatisfied with their smiles. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Gummy smile surgeon, Dr. Alex Farnoosh, now offers gummy smile and dark gums treatments that can enhance and perfect gummy smiles and dark gums. The most attractive smiles have a balanced appearance that displays the teeth to their best advantage. Some smiles display a larger than normal amount of gum tissue or...

2014-07-28 23:05:55

Northridge dentist, Dr. Ariz, is currently offering new patients a $100 coupon to use toward dental treatments. Northridge, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Top Northridge dentist, Dr. Farshid Ariz, is now offering a $100 coupon for new patients. Finding a new dentist can be an intimidating experience. Many people struggle with dental anxiety or dental issues that have gone untreated and worry about how they will connect with a new dental care provider. Dr. Ariz specializes in patients with...

2014-07-25 23:09:20

Success of a dental implant can be affected by the width of the alveolar ridge—an indication of the amount of bone available to hold the implant. An article in the most recent issue of the Journal of Oral Implantology offers a comparison of two commonly used techniques, the ridge-split and the block bone grafts. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Journal of Oral Implantology—Success of a dental implant can be affected by the width of the alveolar ridge—an indication of the amount of...

2014-07-23 23:15:37

Ueno Periodontics now offers treatment for people who have failing or non-aesthetic dental implants. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Jeremy K. Ueno, of Ueno Periodontics, along with his surgical colleagues, have recently discussed the reasons for an increase in patients with failing dental implants. Many leaders in the periodontics profession are seeing the amount of referrals they get to treat failing implants go up exponentially. In fact, one surgeon reported that over 50% of his...

2014-07-17 23:10:11

Dr. Pechak of the Perio & Implant Center of the Monterey Bay & Palo Alto, California, recently completed his 50th gum recession procedure using the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique ®. This procedure is minimally invasive involving no blades, cutting, scalpels, or stitches. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Dr. Jochen Pechak, a Board Certified Periodontist and founder of the Perio & Implant Centers of Palo Alto and Monterey Bay, California, is celebrating his 50th...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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