The Dental Health & Overall Health Connection

Our dentist and team understand that taking care of your mouth is integral in caring for your body. Did you know that there is a connection between your oral health and the health of your heart? Some cardiovascular diseases can affect your dental health, and vice versa. The Connection Between... Read more »

Protect Your Gums With Scaling and Root Planing

Some of the symptoms of gum disease include swollen, tender and red gums, and gums that bleed when you brush or floss. If your gum disease is left untreated, you may experience lost teeth, bad breath and issues with your jaw. However, gum disease can also allow bacteria to enter... Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Periodontics

Caring for your smile includes always making sure you are caring for your teeth as well as your gums. Periodontics is a specialty branch of dentistry that focuses on the gum tissue and supporting structures around your teeth. If for any reason you have suffered gum tissue damage, a periodontal... Read more »

What Kinds of Treatments Are Available for Gum Disease?

Preventing gum disease can protect your teeth as well as your heart and lungs. Gum disease can take the form of swollen, inflamed gums, or severe infection leading to bone loss and tooth loss, as well as heart disease and gum disease. This is why we take your daily oral... Read more »

Gingivitis and Periodontitis

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is sometimes painless, and therefore easy to miss. However, if not treated, it can do a lot of damage to your mouth. Read on for more details concerning periodontitis. There are many symptoms that could point to gum disease. Some of these are: easily... Read more »

An Effective Flossing Technique Is Critical for Gum Disease Prevention

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day and make a concerted effort to remember to thoroughly floss at least once. This daily oral hygiene routine is intended to remove residual sugar, latent food particles, and plaque buildup before they can contribute to tooth decay... Read more »

Important Tips About Tooth Hazards

In order to ensure your oral health care has the best chance of success, it is important to limit and protect your smile against any risk of hazards that may arise. This holiday season, your mouth will be at an additional risk for numerous oral ailments. Thus, it is important... Read more »

The Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

If you think you might be a victim of gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease, you need to call our office, Orlando Periodontics & Implants, and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Michael H. Connor. Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can... Read more »

Be Ready for Your Appointment About Gum Disease

"I love chomping away at sticky foods, but I don't like flossing my chompers: how can I foil gum disease?" Short answer: you can't. Unfortunately, periodontal disease is habitually a sickness of our own makings. By consuming and drinking sugary chemicals, we put ourselves at risk of developing gum disease.... Read more »

What Is a Deep Cleaning?

Do I Need a Deep Cleaning? Deep cleaning, which is also called scaling and root planing, may be recommended to those who have gum disease. This procedure helps treat gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease. Healthy gums fit snugly around the teeth, but those with periodontal disease... Read more »