All About Gum Grafting

The idea of oral surgery can be daunting for a lot of patients. If you’re coming into our office for a gum grafting procedure, we will ensure you are calm and comfortable before anything starts. Our strategy is to educate you on gum grafting now so that you don’t feel intimidated when appointment day comes. […]

What is Cosmetic Gum Treatment?

Cosmetic gum treatment refers to oral surgery techniques that are used to shape and improve the health and aesthetics of the gums. A gum line that is uneven, too low, or too high can affect the look of your smile. And in some cases, a problematic gum line can also lead to pain and poor […]

4 Dental Tools We Use to Help Patients Enjoy a Pain-Free Procedure

At Pasadena Periodontics, we know that not everyone feels at ease when visiting the dentist. In fact, studies show that more than one in every three people experiences some level of dental anxiety, and that anxiety is often associated with fear of pain. In order to create the most comfortable and welcoming environment possible for […]

Common Causes for Dental Bone Loss

Deterioration of the jaw bone is a more common dental issue than you might think. Sometimes, it’s the result of an infection, while other times, it’s the result of tooth loss or simply the result of the aging process. Whatever the cause may be, bone loss is an issue that needs to be addressed before […]

Most Common Dental Implant Problems (& the Solutions)

Having a tooth replaced with a dental implant can drastically improve your quality of life, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t complications that can arise from the procedure. Dental implants require a certain amount of care and attention, and when oral health is neglected, a number of problems can occur. Fortunately, most of these problems […]

5 Reasons To Treat Gum Disease Immediately

Gum disease is a condition that can manifest in a few different ways, not all of them immediately noticeable or painful. The most familiar symptoms — bleeding or tender gums, overly sensitive teeth, difficulty chewing — sometimes vanish soon after they appear. Other symptoms, like persistent bad breath, may not be considered as a sign […]

Osteoporosis and Dental Implants: What You Should Know

There are many reasons why people visit the dentist, including tooth decay, tooth loss, and misalignment, among other reasons. For patients who need advanced dental care beyond a simple cavity filling or teeth cleaning, many dentists will recommend dental implants. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are installed where a root has been removed. […]

Are Dental Implants Still An Option If I Have Gum Disease?

With any corrective surgery involving new or replacement parts, the body must be in proper condition to be able to support new structures. This is especially the case with dental implants. Dental implants are increasingly popular procedures for fixing or replacing teeth that have decayed or been lost. The success of dental implant relies on […]

What you should know about tooth and bone loss related to gum disease

While it is no secret that taking proper care of your teeth prevents cavities and decay, most people do not recognize the serious consequences if these problems are left untreated. One such result is gum disease, an infection that can lead to tooth loss, bone loss and systemic health problems. Gum disease, also known as […]

What is Periodontal Maintenance?

Did you know that many people have periodontal disease and they don’t even know it? One of the trickiest parts of the disease is that it is usually painless and in that regard is adept at sneaking up on unsuspecting souls. Some of the more common and visible symptoms include recessed gums; swollen, bleeding, or […]

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