Arcadia Perio Blog

Deep Cleaning with Root Planing

Receding gums is a condition where the margin of the gum tissue surrounding the teeth pulls back exposing the teeth or the teeth's roots. Exposed teeth lead to sensitivity to cold and hot foods, sugar and brushing. The gaps that form between the teeth and gum line...

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How to Stop Receding Gums

For many people, the existence of receding gums is a harsh reality. However, the only way to fight and repair receding gums is to first understand what it means for gums to receive as well as what causes them to recede. What is Gum Recession and How Does It Happen? As...

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3 Common Enemies to a Healthy Mouth

Recently, we started sharing some tips in a series of nutritional and lifestyle changes you can make to help promote healthier gums and teeth. We started off by sharing 4 Foods for Healthier Gums. And, though we primarily treat gum disease in the Arcadia,...

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How to Fight Off Receding Gums

Receding gums are a frequent dental problem many people face in their lifetime. They can act as a sign of other oral diseases or be a stand alone issue. However, it can be extremely difficult to notice receding gums because it is a slow process that grows over time....

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Toothbrush: Electric or Traditional?

Electric toothbrushes have splashed into the marketplace. But what should you use? Let’s compare and contrast traditional brushes versus the newer options. Brush like you mean it The most biggest benefit of an electric toothbrush is the spin power....

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Caring for Your Child’s teeth

Caring for children’s teeth is important! Keeping your child’s smile developing properly will prevent cavities, dental surgeries or braces later on in life. If you are a new parent, use this time to teach your kids how to care for and value their teeth. Here are four...

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Four Signs of Gum Disease

Sometimes it's a little difficult to know if you need dental help. Some signs are more subtle and hard to spot, but if they are noticed early, they save time and more extensive procedures. Here are four things to look out for when caring for your own...

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How LANAP® Can Fix Loose Teeth and Reverse Bone Loss

Stop Bone Loss in Teeth Bone regeneration is a constant, natural process in the human body. Whenever you fracture, or even break a bone, the human body immediately starts to re-form that bone structure. The bone supporting your teeth is no exception. Traditionally,...

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The Real Reason Flossing is Important

A question you are bound to hear when visiting the dentist will certainly be, “Have you been flossing regularly?” For many of us, the answer might be no. The good news? It’s never too late to start. Here’s why. Something is in the air… Unknown to many, the real reason...

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