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Periodontal Health

Periodontal (gum) disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth.  The word periodontal literally means 'around the tooth'. Periodontal disease can affect one tooth or many teeth. It begins when the bacteria in plaque (the sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth) cause the gums to become inflamed. 

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International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Dr. Monica Ramos Boyd recently became a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.  

The International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) was founded in 1972 and is devoted to providing implant education to the entire dental team to better serve it's patients.  "The ICOI is not only the world’s largest dental implant organization, but it is also the world’s largest provider of continuing dental implant education."

 

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All on 4 Dental Implant Bridges by James Burkholder, DDS

All on 4 Dental implant Bridges by James Burkholder, DDS

Here is an awesome transformation using the All on 4 Concept where missing teeth were replaced by 4 dental implants and fixed bridges.  This is also called, Teeth in a Day where the bridges are fixed to the implants the day they are placed.  This way the patient does not go without teeth during the healing phase.  Please make an appointment today to see if you or a family member is a good candidate for the all on 4. 
 

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