Archive for May, 2016

5 Facts About Gums

It’s trivia time! We’ve got some lesser-known facts about gums and oral care for you. Test your knowledge of gum health with these five facts! Fact #1 Gum disease is caused by excessive plaque formation. We all develop plaque buildup, even with good brushing and flossing habits. This is why regular dental checkups are so […]

Dental Implants: High Tech Teeth

What are dental implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots that provide a foundation for both fixed and removable replacement teeth. Like roots, dental implants are secured within the jawbone and not visible once surgically placed. Dr. Perry is a Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantology Teeth replacement is not new to dental […]

Wisdom Teeth and Teens: What Every Parent Should Know

Like dental braces, the removal of wisdom teeth is one of the dental “rites of passage” for teens. Wisdom teeth — or third molars — are our final set of molars and usually start to emerge between the ages of 16 and 25. They are known as “wisdom” teeth in most cultures because of their […]