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What are Third Molars or Wisdom Teeth?

Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through at a more mature age. When they come through correctly, healthy wisdom […]

What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is gum disease, it is a very common disease that many of our patients present but do not know that they suffer from it, since it is a silent disease. This disease is caused by bacteria and it is a disease that has no cure but is controlled, like other diseases such as […]

Difference between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

The early stage of gum disease is called GINGIVITIS. If you have gingivitis, your gums may become red, swollen and bleed easily. At this stage, the disease is still reversible and can usually be eliminated by a professional cleaning at your dental office, followed by daily brushing and flossing. Advanced gum disease is called PERIODONTITIS. […]

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