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Gum Grafting

Gum Grafting

Thousands of people suffer from gum disease, some studies estimate an average of 7/10 adults are afflicted. While the road to periodontitis or gum disease can be very easy to spot for those who struggle to maintain a steady dental care routine or visit their dentist on a regular basis, there are many cases where severe gum disease can be triggered or made worse by genetic conditions leading to gum...

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When you’re struggling with gum sensitivity or other periodontal ailments, the expertise of a periodontist will help with  the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, the placement of dental implants, and more. Our experts at The Perio Centre, in the treatment of oral inflammation, including gum sensitivity, can offer treatments aimed at gum regeneration and maintaining...

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Gum pockets are not just a minor inconvenience; they are a significant risk factor for advanced periodontal diseases, signaling the need for immediate attention from a periodontist in Oshawa. These pockets, formed between the teeth and gums, become breeding grounds for bacteria, leading to inflammation, infection, and ultimately, the destruction of the supporting structures of the teeth. Without...

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Periodontists are doctors who focus on gum health. Leading periodontal specialists are trained to expertly diagnose, prevent, and treat ailments and conditions that directly affect the gums, also known as the periodontium. The gums are a vital part of the anatomy and physiology of the mouth. Their health plays a significant role in the wellness of the jaw and the longevity of teeth. When gums...

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How Smoking Can Trigger Gum Recession

Posted on 29 January 2024

Gum health is a cornerstone of oral wellness, yet it's often overlooked. Healthy gums are not just important for a beautiful smile; they are crucial for overall dental health. Tobacco products pose a significant threat to this vital aspect of our oral care. Understanding the impact of smoking on your gums, particularly in relation to gum recession can help you better care for your oral health....

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If you’ve been told that you’re at risk for tooth loss or you’ve been struggling with missing teeth, options are available. At The Perio Centre, Dr. Adam Ohayon and our team of experts will provide you with tailored care based on the condition of your teeth so you can improve the quality of your smile and, in turn, your quality of life.

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When Is It Too Late To Reverse Gum Disease?

Posted on 22 December 2023

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a prevalent oral health issue that progresses gradually, potentially leading to severe complications if left unaddressed. More than 65% of Canadians have experienced some signs and symptoms of gum disease at some point. In its early stages, gingivitis is reversible with a healthy lifestyle and regular dental care at home.

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What Causes Deep Gum Pockets?

Posted on 18 December 2023

Deep gum pockets can be an unwelcome adversary in oral health, often signalling the onset of gum disease. These pockets are created when the gums pull away from the teeth, creating spaces that leave the area susceptible to harmful bacteria.

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How to Prevent Early Tooth Loss

Posted on 13 November 2023

Your teeth are more than just the components of a beautiful smile; they work together to play essential roles in everyday life. While the importance of tooth and gum health is stressed at a young age, it is easy to overlook the vital functionality of teeth until you or someone you love is facing the challenges of tooth loss.

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Your smile is an important feature that has more than just an aesthetic role in life. Proper care and development of your gums and teeth are vital from birth. The condition of gums and teeth affects access to sufficient nutrition, the approach to social situations, healthy development and communication, and so much more.

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The Benefits of Gum Grafting for Your Smile

Posted on 19 September 2023

Your smile is your most valuable asset, and healthy gums play a pivotal role in maintaining it. Unfortunately, many people are faced with receding gums, which can threaten the longevity of your teeth and the health of your smile as it progresses. One solution offered by experienced periodontists is gum grafting.

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