Dr. Gary Perlman Brings Breakthrough Treatment For Gum Recession To Jacksonville, FL

New Chao Pinhole Surgical Treatment™ Fixes Receding Gums Without Invasive Surgery For Immediate Release: Jacksonville, FL, USA –May 8, 2014—  Jacksonville periodontist Gary D. Perlman D.D.S., who specializes in treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants, announced that he is now certified in The Chao Pinhole Surgical Treatment™, a scalpel-free, suture-free procedure for correcting gum […]

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  • May 15th 2014

Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth (or teeth) due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason. What are the advantages of an implant over a […]

Peri-Implant Disease: What youCan Do About It

As you know, peri-implantitis, much like periodontitis, is a condition that affects the tissues surrounding a functional implant. It is characterized by inflammatory reactions with loss of supporting bone in the tissues surrounding a functioning implant. Patients with timely periodontal treatment have more successful outcomes. As a general dentist, you and your hygienists are often […]

Accidental Discovery: Platform Switching

Have you heard the story behind platform switching? More importantly, have you heard how platform switching has benefited implant patients? Platform switching is a method used to preserve the alveolar bone levels around dental implants. The concept refers to placing restorative abutments of narrower diameters on implants of wider diameter, rather than placing abutments of […]

Are You Putting Your Unborn Child At Risk?

Facts ALL Expectant Mothers’ Need To Know About Periodontal Health That Are Vital To The Health of Your Baby When a woman becomes pregnant, she knows it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both the health of herself and the health of her baby. New clinical recommendations from the American Academy of […]

Four Ways Quality of Life Is Impacted When Living with Gum Disease

Many people are aware that gum disease can lead to tooth loss and has been associated with other chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and various cancers. A new study published in the American Academy of Periodontology’s Journal of Periodontology found another reason to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Researchers found that gum disease […]

Gum Disease Could Lead To Other Health Problems

If you know someone who lives by the philosophy, “Caveman didn’t brush his teeth, so why should I?” they might just want to rethink their approach to oral hygiene in light of some recent research. A study supported by the National Institutes of Health in the journal “Circulation” reported that adults who have higher proportions […]

New Research: Rethinking Visiting the Dentist

See for yourself results that can be found from LANAP. New X-rays taken before and after LANAP treatment on one of my patients shows improvement in two different areas with severe periodontitis. In my office, I have used LANAP to treat over 300 patients. Most of my patients have experienced tremendous results from the procedure, […]

Immune Responses and the Brain

The greatest connection between gum disease and brain health has been found in the body’s immune response. As the body attempts to fight off the bacteria that weaken gum tissues, the immune response that causes gums to swell can sometimes cause brain tissues to swell as well. Barriers are formed between the brain and body […]

Inflammation Links Obesity and Gum Disease

Bleeding gums can be a warning sign of gum disease. And, if your patient is overweight, it can indicate other serious health issues too, including: Diabetes Heart disease High blood pressure After reviewing previous research on gum disease and obesity, Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry found an association between both health problems – […]