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Periodontal

How Does Periodontal Disease Affect Our Health?
Posted by | April 13, 2021
How does periodontal disease affect my entire body?

How does periodontal disease affect my entire body? There are many well-established links between our oral health and the health of our entire body (the oral-systemic link). Studies have shown...

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Periodontal Disease & How To Treat It in Colorado Springs
Posted by | February 9, 2021
I was diagnosed with Periodontal disease, what does that mean?!

Periodontal Disease Treatment Periodontal disease or periodontitis (otherwise known as gum disease) is a chronic long-term infection of the supporting structures of the teeth. In many cases, periodontal disease can...

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Dentures-Teeth Mold- Local Colorado Springs Dentist
Posted by | December 27, 2020
Immediate Dentures vs. Traditional Dentures

Most patients who come to us for dentures are referred because Dr. Patterson is a prosthodontist. What is a Prosthodontist? A prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in restoring broken...

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Sleeping with a Night Mouth Guard - Mouth Guard for Grinding
Posted by | September 3, 2020
Understanding Night Mouth Guards & How To Protect Your Teeth From Grinding While You Sleep

“I wake up with jaw pain and my teeth feel sore, what could this be?” “My tooth cracked when I woke up this morning, but I don’t have a cavity,...

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Gum Disease & Treatment - From a Colorado Dentist
Posted by | January 9, 2019
Perio Diagnosis & Treatment

From A Hygienist's View Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease (or a gum disease) that affects the supporting structures of the teeth, including the gums and bone. Risk factors include...

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