Gingivitis is a common and mild form of gum disease caused by a bacterial infection of the gums. Most people get gingivitis one time in their life. Despite being largely preventable, the Journal of Periodontology reports that over half of adults in the United States have gingivitis on an average of 3 to 4 teeth. […]
Root Canal Therapy vs Dental Implant: Which Should You Choose?
If a tooth becomes infected, there are two possible treatment options: root canal therapy and extraction. When a tooth is removed, it should be replaced to preserve optimal oral health. A dental implant can replace a tooth that was removed due to decay, infection, or damage. But how can you know which treatment option is […]
How Often Do Dental Implants Need to be Replaced?
If you’ve been exploring teeth replacement options, there’s no doubt you’ve heard about dental implants. With a success rate of over 95 percent, implants are considered the longest-lasting, most reliable teeth replacement solution. But do they need to be replaced? And if so, how often? Our team at Kreeb Family Dental is here to answer […]