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Candidates For Chao Pinhole® Gum Rejuvenation

Chao Pinhole® gum rejuvenation is an alternative to traditional gum grafting procedures. Using tiny holes created in the gum tissue, an Englewood, NJ dentist or periodontist is able to gently pull the gum tissue and reposition it. This results in a restored gumline that conceals and protects tooth roots. Patients [...]

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Dental Grillz / Fashion Fads

In recent decades due to the influence on music such as hip-hop artists and mainstream rappers, “Grills” (or Grillz) have been a widespread fashion staple statement. These fronts are decorative covers often made of materials such as gold, silver, or jewel-encrusted metals that can be placed over one tooth or [...]

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DentalVibe Injection: Patient Comfort System For Pain-Free Dentistry

The team here at Periodontal Associates, LLC believes in the many benefits of painless dentistry. Patients who visit our Englewood, NJ practice are calm, trusting, and relaxed because they know we do our best to make each visit comfortable and as free from pain as possible. DentalVibe is a patient [...]

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Chao Pinhole Surgery: Benefits And Advantages

The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique refers to a minimally invasive treatment for gum recession. Rather than using gum grafts to rebuild the gumline as done in traditional treatments, the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique loosens the existing gum tissue that’s in place. This is done through small holes using delicate instruments. [...]

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The Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a common oral health problem affecting people of all ages alike. Largely caused by poor oral hygiene, gum disease often begins as a minor irritation but can quickly develop into a serious oral health problem. At Periodontal Associates, Dr. Chetan S. Patil offers [...]

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What To Expect During Dental Implant Surgery Recovery

Dental implants permanently replace missing teeth, effectively improving dental function and enhancing the smile’s appearance. Placing dental implants is a surgical process and patients should be prepared for recovery after surgery. Dr. Chetan S. Patil provides patients with a detailed outline for dental implant surgery recovery during patient consultations at [...]

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Laser Dentistry Provides Effective Treatment For Gum Issues

What Is Laser Dentistry? Laser dentistry refers to the use of lasers to diagnose and treat oral health issues. Dental lasers use light waves to precisely target areas requiring treatment. Treatments may include vaporizing soft tissue, reducing periodontal bacteria, removing decay from the teeth, or hardening dental fillings. Although the [...]

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Reasons For Dental Implant Failure: Bruxism

At Periodontal Associates, LLC, we offer the latest treatments in periodontal care to protect oral health and keep the tissues supporting the teeth at their best. When these tissues, namely the gums and jawbone, become infected or otherwise compromised, it can lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, dental implants are one [...]

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Reasons For Dental Implant Failure: Smoking

There are many oral health problems that can compromise the strength and function of the smile, but none more so than tooth loss. While many of the negative side effects of tooth loss are obvious, there are others that may not be as clear to patients. For instance, tooth loss [...]

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Reasons For Dental Implant Failure: Poor Oral Hygiene

Tooth loss compromises oral strength, interferes with oral functions, and increases the risk of jawbone loss. Fortunately, dental implants replace missing teeth to address the side effects of tooth loss. Dental implants are surgically placed into the jawbone to act as artificial tooth roots and anchors for a wide range [...]

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