Gum Disease: Scourge of America

If you’ve ever read about gum disease, you probably realize that its effects can be major: lost pearly whites, infected gums and injured bones. So that must mean that the disease is really not common, right? Most people still have their pearly whites, don’t they? Actually, the truth may surprise... Read more »

Gum Disease and Cavities

In many cases, oral cavities and gum disease go together. But despite what you may think, that doesn’t always have to be the case. Occasionally patients can have periodontal disease without any cavities, so don’t believe that you’re home free just because you don’t have any cavities. Read on to... Read more »

How Dental Implants Benefit Your Smile

Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement option if you need to restore a damaged or missing tooth. Our team may recommend dental implants because they offer a permanent and stable solution to your mouth’s cosmetic and functional needs. This will depend on how well they will function with your... Read more »

Diagnosis Gum Disease

With suitable care, gum disease can be prevented. Unfortunately, our diets and lifestyles don't usually lead to a gum-disease-free mouth, so we need to take precautions and be additionally mindful of periodontal disease and its effects. Here's a rundown on periodontal disease for you. Whenever you visit our office, we’ll... Read more »

Should You Have an Implant?

Replacing missing teeth is important. If you have gaps in your grin, you run the danger of letting plaque build-up in those spaces in your smile. Those spaces allow your remaining teeth to move out of their proper alignment. That can lead to those teeth striking each other at the... Read more »

The Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection that attacks the gums and structures that surround and support the teeth. In the early stages, gum disease manifests with gums that bleed easily, especially when you brush and floss. This infection is caused by the bacteria from plaque, but there are certain factors that... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Mountain Perio, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »