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Non-Surgical Periodontal Treatment – An Explanation
Have you ever been told that your gums bleed? That you have gum “pockets” and tissue break down? Has your hygienist suggested a deep cleaning or “Periodontal Treatment?” What does it all mean and how can you help your oral and overall health? Here are the facts: The main culprit of gum disease (periodontal disease) […]
Healthy teeth/Healthy body-The Poison in your teeth
Dental schools still teach dentists to use silver mercury fillings (which contain 50% mercury) and the American Dental Association (ADA) continues to tell the public they are safe. Recently, more and more questions have been raised about the safety of the toxic mercury vapor released from the amalgams. This has resulted in a controversy and […]
Holistically Inclined, Minimally Invasive Treatment
At Schwanekamp Dentistry, we help your mouth and body heal with minimally invasive treatment. This is achieved through our Maximized Adhesive Resin Composites, or “MARCs.” A “MARC” is not a filling. It is an advanced restoration that utilizes a special, “Maximized Adhesive” protocol. This technique gives us the option to restore the tooth in a more conservative manor. The benefits […]
Can Periodontal Disease Be Cured?
Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gum and bone supporting the teeth. This disease process is the body’s inflammatory response to the bacteria in your mouth. The American Academy of Periodontology reports that up to 75% of all Americans over the age of 35 are believed to have some form of […]
Things to know about Schwanekamp Dentistry
It seems appropriate for a perspective patient who is entertaining the thought of joining our practice to have some idea of the belief system within the organization. Below are listed our top ten beliefs and to the best of our ability we attempt to live these beliefs day in and day out. That all who […]
A “Holistically Inclined” Approach to Dentistry
Holistic because we believe the health of the mouth and our overall health cannot be separated. The term biologic may apply because we strive to find new and better ways to help individuals get and stay healthy, and always seeking materials and techniques that are as biocompatible as possible, while at the same time providing […]
Flossing could save your life!!!!
The Importance of Flossing For many years we have known about the connection between the health of your mouth and your overall health. Since 1997, studies have shown that the underlying factor in heart disease is chronic inflammation, including chronic inflammation of the gums. This knowledge has changed the way modern dental practices have operated, […]