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Beavercreek, OH 45431

Phone: 937-431-9916

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Doctors Corner

The All Important Smile

According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 99.7% of U.S. adults believe a smile is an important social asset, 74% feel an unattractive smile can hurt a person's chances for career success.

Gums and Your Heart

There is a strong correlation between gum disease and coronary artery disease. Good dental hygiene and trips to your dentist can be your heart's best friend.

Gumlift

Gumlift

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A gumlift is a minor surgery to trim away a thin edge of gum away from a tooth. It is done with a small amount of local anesthetic and heals in a very short time.

A gumlift is recommended when:

  • The gum covers too much of a tooth and the tooth is partially hidden
  • The gumlines are uneven to a point of detracting from your smile
  • Medicines or illness cause the gums to overgrow and partially cover the teeth

 

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This article is an overview of how the art of plastic surgical procedures and the science of periodontics can enhance the health and beauty of your teeth. You will learn what periodontal surgery is designed to do, what makes it successful and what to expect during treatment… Read Article

Periodontal Plastic Surgery - Dear Doctor Magazine
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Millions of Americans have some degree of gum recession — a loss of the tough, pink tissue that surrounds teeth. Receding gums can cause anything from minor tooth sensitivity to tooth loss in very severe cases. Fortunately, the field of periodontal plastic surgery has made enormous strides in devising techniques, including grafting, to deal with the problem of lost or damaged gum tissue… Read Article

 


 



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