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The Slippery Slope of Periodontal Disease

The Slippery Slope of Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease refers to a set of inflammatory conditions that generally affects the gum tissue surrounding teeth. As a practicing periodontist in Humble, TX, I treat it all too often. A CDC study reveals that at least 47.2% of all Americans had mild, moderate, or severe periodontitis. This staggering … Learn More →

The First Signs of Gum Disease

The First Signs of Gum Disease Do you experience tenderness when you brush and floss or notice your gums becoming red or angry-looking in appearance? Did you answer yes to either of these conditions? You might be in the earliest phases of gum disease, also called periodontal disease. This disease is a most often a … Learn More →

5 Easy Tips to Beat Embarrassing Bad Breath

5 Easy Tips to Beat Embarrassing Bad Breath Bad breath can be horrifying and embarrassing for those who suffer from the condition—and for those around them! Don’t accept bad breath as normal, it’s not! Beat it by following these 5 easy tips. Before I share those tips, let’s be clear on what causes bad breath. … Learn More →

Skipped Your Dental Exam? It’s Urgent to Get Back on Track

Cosmetic Dentist Explains Acid Erosion of the Teeth It happens to many people. Life gets very busy. We’re overwhelmed with work, kids, and career. Unfortunately, we often carve out extra time by skipping taking care of ourselves. Have you skipped going to your Humble dentist for your dental exam? It’s urgent to get back on track! We … Learn More →

Board Certified Specialist vs General Dentist Treatment

Board Certified Specialist vs General Dentist Treatment Dr. Gregory receives inquiries every week from people who have had “issues” with their implants that were placed by general dentist (non-specialist). Correctly placing implants is not the kind of thing that can be learned in weekend classes or surgical videos. Many general dentist are licensed to conduct implant … Learn More →

Gum Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Linked

Gum Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Linked People with poor oral hygiene or gum disease may be at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent studies published online. (See the full article on Dentistry IQ) All countries are experiencing an increase in the number of people over the age of 65. In … Learn More →

Link Between Gum Disease & Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Link Between Gum Disease & Higher Breast Cancer Risk Many people don’t realize the connection between oral health (especially gum disease) and serious potentially life threatening diseases. Here is an article I found that talks about studies done in terms of risk of breast cancer.  This article was found at:  https://www.breastcancer.org/research-news/gum-disease-may-be-linked-to-higher-risk   Published on January 5, 2016 at … Learn More →

Gum Disease Associated With Kidney Disease Deaths

Gum Disease Associated With Kidney Disease Deaths Here is an article I found that will help you understand the relationship between oral health and your general well being. This is something that most people don’t realize. To say the least, it is something that the general public should be made aware of because gum disease … Learn More →

Gum Disease Treatment Options

Gum Disease Treatment Options Dr. Holly Gregory at Northeast Houston Implants is committed to treatment and prevention of gum disease. The more technical term used for gum disease is “periodontal disease.”  There are several ways to treat gum disease, some are more invasive than others.  Treatment options include a deep cleaning and “planing” of the … Learn More →

Gum Surgery

Gum Surgery There are several mainstream periodontal procedures, which classify as oral surgery, that focus on the restoration of gum tissue. All of them are designed to improve the functionality and the long-term health of your teeth. You will find that these procedures will improve the esthetic quality of your smile as well. Gum recession … Learn More →