Living With Gum Disease

If you are living with gum disease, then we have news for you! You don’t have to suffer from gum disease alone! In fact, our s, Dr. Danielle Kelner and Dr. Richard Kelner with in , , are highly trained and skilled at overcoming gum disease, and are happy to help you overcome this dreadful… Read more »

Gingivitis Can Be Linked to Poor Oral Hygiene

Consistent oral hygiene habits including brushing your teeth twice each day as well as flossing your teeth each evening. It should also include having a dentist perform a routine dental checkup and cleaning twice each year. Failure to follow these guidelines can allow food residue, sugars, and plaque buildup in your mouth. In addition to… Read more »

Got Questions About Gum Disease? Here Are Your Answers

If you have questions about gum disease, our periodontists, Dr. Danielle Kelner and Dr. Richard Kelner, will be more than happy to help you. The more you know about gum disease, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of keeping it at bay, which is exactly what you want. To give… Read more »

The Different Stages of Gum Disease

When you go to the dentist for your routine cleanings and checkups, you might hear your dentist or hygienist talk about the importance of flossing to help prevent gum disease. Some people may recognize that gum disease is something you should avoid, but what is it really? When most people think of gum disease, they… Read more »

Daily Flossing Is a Critical Component of Gum Disease Prevention

Effective oral hygiene habits start with consistently brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as remembering to thoroughly floss at least once each day. If bacterial deposits remain in your mouth, they can gradually harden into tartar near the gumline. As the tartar continues to build up around your teeth, you will be… Read more »

Watch for These Signs of Gum Disease

With gum disease impacting more people every year, it’s an awesome time to recognize things about the condition and its signs. We’ve assembled this information on warning signs for you to review, so please read over it and give us a call for a visit if you recognize any of the warning signs in your… Read more »

A Summary on Gum Disease

One of the main causes of tooth erosion, tooth loss and cavities in adults, gum disease can be found in about half of the Americans over 30. So what exactly is gum disease? Learn a little more about gum disease and what effects it can have on you by reading below. Gum disease, also referred… Read more »

Why is Brushing Important?

If you’re curious to know why brushing is important, then our dental team is more than happy to help you! As you may already know, your dentist, Dr. Danielle Kelner, encourages you to brush twice a day (every morning and night—more if you have braces) with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. There are many… Read more »

Gum Disease: Surgical Options

Periodontal disease is a dental disorder where pockets of bacteria infect the gums, damaging the gums and eating away at chompers and bone. Left untreated, gum disease can lead to tooth and bone loss. Fortunately, gum disease is preventable with proper hygiene habits and treatable at our office. Here’s a few extra bits of information… Read more »

Treating Periodontitis

If you have gum disease, you may find yourself experiencing bad breath, have an unpleasant taste in your mouth, or have gums that are red, bleeding or swollen. While early gum disease is highly treatable and reversible, it will progressively worsen if it goes untreated. When it does, the inflammation can end up eroding jaw… Read more »