About Our Premier Periodontics Blog

Welcome to the Premier Periodontics blog, where our team is excited to share the latest in periodontal health with patients throughout Bellevue, WA and the Greater Seattle area. From treating bleeding gums and gum recession to preventing the progression of gum disease, we provide detailed information on a range of periodontal topics. Explore the blog posts below to discover how periodontal care can help you enjoy a healthy, attractive smile.

How Quickly Can Gum Disease Progress?

06/16/2024

Premier Periodontics addresses the rapid progression of gum disease and offers advanced treatment options to curb its impact on oral health.

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Is Scaling and Root Planing Painful?

05/31/2024

Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning procedure performed with local anesthesia when someone displays signs of gum disease or periodontitis.

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The Link Between Poor Oral Hygiene and Gingivitis

04/15/2024

Poor oral hygiene is a significant contributor to gingivitis, leading to inflamed gums and even more severe dental issues if not addressed.

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How to Identify Early Signs of Gum Recession

03/08/2024

Premier Periodontics emphasizes the importance of early detection and treatment for gum recession, offering custom care with the latest techniques.

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The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups in Preventing Periodontal Disease

02/29/2024

Periodontal (gum) disease can pose a variety of dental and overall health risks. Regular dental checkups can help reduce the risk of gum disease.

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How Can Tooth Loss Be Prevented?

01/22/2024

Preventing tooth loss includes maintaining good oral hygiene, regularly visiting the dentist for cleanings, managing gum disease promptly, and more.

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Improve the Appearance of Your Smile with Dental Implants

12/31/2023

Explore the various benefits of dental implants with Premier Periodontics, offering a natural appearance, improved speech, and enhanced oral health.

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Should I be Concerned About Bleeding Gums?

11/13/2023

Bleeding gums is often an early sign of gingivitis, which could turn into periodontal disease, which can have negative effects on the mouth and body.

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Can Regular Dental Cleanings Help Prevent Gum Disease?

10/16/2023

Regular dental cleanings are vital to preventing gum disease and more severe issues like bad breath, tooth loss, receding gums, pain, and more.

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What Does Periodontitis Look Like?

09/14/2023

Recognizing early signs of periodontal disease, like red, swollen gums, and seeking care can help prevent more serious forms like periodontitis.

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When Is Scaling and Root Planing Needed?

08/27/2023

Scaling and root planing is a vital nonsurgical procedure in periodontics, treating gum disease, or periodontitis, to promote overall gum health.

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What Can Gingivitis Look Like?

07/28/2023

Once plaque accumulates on the teeth, bacteria release toxins that irritate the gums, causing inflammation and other symptoms. Read on to learn more.

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Why Are My Gums So Puffy?

06/08/2023

Discover why your gums are so puffy, and learn about gum disease and treatment options at Premier Periodontics to improve the health of your smile.

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What Can Cause Tooth Loss in Adults?

05/09/2023

Discover the causes of tooth loss in adults, prevention tips, and expert periodontic care at Premier Periodontics to enhance your smile.

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Can Flossing Help Reduce Your Risk of Gum Disease?

04/18/2023

Learn how regular flossing is a critical component of maintaining healthy teeth and gums and reducing the risk of gum disease.

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What Can Help Prevent Receding Gums?

03/11/2023

You can help prevent receding gums and protect your teeth with just a few simple steps in your daily oral routine.

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How Does Dental Implant Restoration Work?

02/23/2023

A step-by-step guide on the process of placing dental implants, including a review of what implant-supported restorations may be available to you.

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Here Are the Common Causes for Bleeding Gums

01/09/2023

There are many causes of gum bleeding. That's why it's best to see a periodontist who specializes in assessing gum health.

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What Does it Feel Like to Get Scaling and Root Planing?

12/09/2022

Scaling and root planing sound like they might be painful, but we strive for a pleasant and virtually pain-free experience for all patients.

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Are There Minimally Invasive Treatments for Gum Recession?

11/18/2022

If you have receding gums, our periodontists specialize in nonsurgical treatments that can improve your oral health and smile aesthetics.

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