Preventing Gum Disease At Prestige Dentistry

Preventing Gum Disease at Prestige Dentistry

Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus. Even if you brush and floss regularly, plaque and tartar can gradually accumulate. If not removed, these bacteria-breeding substances cause the gums to become irritated and swollen. Eventually, the gums become detached […]

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal Disease in Florida

Gum disease is more common than you might think. At Prestige Dentistry in Palm Harbor and Trinity FL we see patients with gum disease almost every day. It’s a serious matter, because gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss. Some people aren’t even aware they have it until we see it during a […]

A New Reason To Eat More Fish

St. Petersburg Family Dentists

This may sound like an unlikely cause and effect, but research suggests that eating fish with high levels of polyunsaturated fats can lower the risk of gum disease, a condition we see far too often at Prestige Dentistry in Palm Harbor and Trinity FL. As you may know, gum disease is a leading cause of […]

Cosmetic Dentistry in Tarpon Springs: Changing the Shape of Your Smile

Cosmetic Dentistry in Tarpon Springs

Most dental patients know that restorative and cosmetic dentistry in Tarpon Springs can improve your teeth. There are treatments to reshape teeth, straighten teeth, fix damaged teeth, whiten teeth, and replace missing teeth. But what about your gums? Are you aware of how much your gums affect the look of your smile? Gum Contouring The […]