Women and Periodontal Health
Throughout a woman’s life, hormonal changes affect tissue throughout the body. Fluctuations in hormonal levels occur during puberty, pregnancy and menopause.
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Periodontists Dr. Edward A. Marcus and Dr. Nipul K. Tanna, in Yardley, practice a full scope of periodontics with expertise ranging from dental implants to cosmetic periodontal surgery and gum grafting.
A frenum is a naturally occurring muscle attachment, normally seen between the front teeth (either upper or lower). It connects the inner aspect of the lip with the gum.
About Bone Grafting
Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies is reabsorbed.
A ridge augmentation is a common dental procedure often performed following a tooth extraction to help recreate the natural contour of the gums and jaw that may have been lost [...]
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Gum Disease FAQ
We will be as gentle as possible. The periodontal exam can be completed with little or no discomfort.