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.
What Does Periodontitis Look Like?
Recognizing early signs of periodontal disease, like red, swollen gums, and seeking care can help prevent more serious forms like periodontitis.Read
When Is Scaling and Root Planing Needed?
Scaling and root planing is a vital nonsurgical procedure in periodontics, treating gum disease, or periodontitis, to promote overall gum health.Read
What Can Gingivitis Look Like?
Once plaque accumulates on the teeth, bacteria release toxins that irritate the gums, causing inflammation and other symptoms. Read on to learn more.Read
Why Are My Gums So Puffy?
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.Read
What Can Cause Tooth Loss in Adults?
Discover the causes of tooth loss in adults, prevention tips, and expert periodontic care at Premier Periodontics to enhance your smile.Read
Can Flossing Help Reduce Your Risk of Gum Disease?
Learn how regular flossing is a critical component of maintaining healthy teeth and gums and reducing the risk of gum disease.Read
What Can Help Prevent Receding Gums?
You can help prevent receding gums and protect your teeth with just a few simple steps in your daily oral routine.Read
How Does Dental Implant Restoration Work?
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.Read
Here Are the Common Causes for Bleeding Gums
There are many causes of gum bleeding. That's why it's best to see a periodontist who specializes in assessing gum health.Read
What Does it Feel Like to Get Scaling and Root Planing?
Scaling and root planing sound like they might be painful, but we strive for a pleasant and virtually pain-free experience for all patients.Read
Are There Minimally Invasive Treatments for Gum Recession?
If you have receding gums, our periodontists specialize in nonsurgical treatments that can improve your oral health and smile aesthetics.Read
What are the Risk Factors for Developing Gum Disease?
If you have the risk factors for developing gum disease, we encourage you to schedule an appointment for a full mouth evaluation.Read
Take These Steps to Help Prevent Tooth Decay
Learn how you can help prevent tooth decay, optimize your oral health, and protect your smile here.Read
What are the Benefits of a Perioscopy?
There are many benefits of perioscopy treatment for periodontal disease. Find out more about how perioscopy works in Bellevue, WA here.Read
What Happens if Gingivitis is Left Untreated for Too Long?
Learn about gum diseases, such as gingivitis, and periodontal disease symptoms, treatment options, and maintenance.Read
How Can Tooth Decay Be Prevented or Reversed?
Learn how you can prevent, and possibly even reverse, tooth decay to prevent cavities and keep your teeth healthy and beautiful.Read
How Long Will my Gums be Swollen After Scaling and Root Planing?
The goal of scaling and root planing is to remove bacteria and irritants. Swelling should subside within days after the procedure.Read
What is the Reason and Treatment for Bleeding Gums?
The most common reason for persistent bleeding gums is periodontal disease. Keep reading to learn more.Read
How Does Gum Recession Cause Tooth Loss?
Gum recession causes tooth loss by causing pockets that harbor harmful bacteria. These bacteria damage the teeth and surrounding tissues.Read
Is it Possible to Have Implants With Periodontitis?
Are you interested in dental implants? A periodontist explains how periodontitis affects your candidacy for this advanced tooth replacement option.Read
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