dentist reviewing x-ray with patient

Why You May Need Scaling and Root Planing

What is scaling and root planing and why would I need to have it done? One such certainty is the necessity of maintenance. Without care and maintenance, many of the things we value will deteriorate, decay or fall into ruin. Our homes, for instance, require all sorts of repairs, as well as regular cleaning to…

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woman examining her bad breath

Bad Breath Can Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease

Is bad breath always related to what I’ve eaten or can it be the result of a health issue like periodontal disease? The social isolation brought on by the COVID pandemic has been extremely difficult in so many ways. For a lot of people, though, it has also been surprising. Socially interacting with people every…

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gum disease

Common Signs of Gum Issues

In Great Neck, Briarwood, and across the globe, gum issues are common in adults and children alike. Left untreated, gum disease and gingivitis can cause more extreme problems in your mouth and even in other parts of your body. That’s just one more reason why it is important to keep on top of your oral…

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