Posts Tagged 'Periodontal'

Brush Your Teeth, Save Your Heart

Brush Your Teeth, Save Your Heart

Currently in the United States the average deaths caused by cardiovascular disease is 600,000 people per year. And if these statistics do not impress you, on average the country spends $109 billion on deaths and illnesses associated with coronary heart disease.

According to new study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, researchers have discovered the direct relation between having good oral hygiene and having a lower degree of artherosclerosis, a condition that exposes you to ...

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How to Spot Gum Disease?

How to Spot Gum Disease?

Gum disease is not as perceptible as for example tooth decay, it does not actually make a hole in your tooth and sometimes it might take a long time for gum disease to develop in order to give you clear signs of what is going on.

But knowing now the importance of healthy gums, it is simply a matter of observation, good oral hygiene habits and of routine visits and you will already be investing on your pearly whites ...

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Periodontic Treatments Can Save Your Heart

Periodontic Treatments Can Save Your Heart

Mr. Lee was brought up in a family where oral hygiene meant brushing your teeth twice a day as most families around the world do.

It was until his bad breath became a concern that he decided to seek the advice of a dentist. By the time he approached the periodontist his two front teeth were in bad shape and he felt them moving frequently.

He timidly acknowledged that he had experienced bleeding while brushing his teeth for ...

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The Art of Tooth Removal

The Art of Tooth Removal

For us here at Prisma Dental, the path towards creating the perfect balance between beauty and a good, functional bite is an art.

Even the most “simple” procedure is not simple at all since it will always require a good assessment of each individual case and also expertise of the professional.

Let us look into the “simple” procedure of removing a tooth, we call it “simple” exodontia or tooth extraction when the shape of the root or roots allow ...

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What You Can Do to Prevent Gum Recession

What You Can Do to Prevent Gum Recession

Gums recede, and for various reasons including gum disease, however there is so much you can do to prevent it.

Many times there are consistent actions that we engage in everyday that cause gum recession.

By: Prisma Dental

For any questions about our dental services you can contact us at clinic@prismadental.com or to our phone numbers: (506) 2291-5151 in Costa Rica or toll free at 866-741-8194 in United States.

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