Month: <span>November 2017</span> - Southfield Periodontist - Joseph R. Nemeth, DDS & Associates

Month: November 2017

What is Bone Grafting?

What is Bone Grafting? Bone loss is common and can happen for a variety of reasons. One of the main reasons for it is periodontal disease. Bone loss can also occur from tooth loss, infection, trauma, and not having a tooth when you were born. As soon as a tooth is lost, the jaw bone…

Antimicrobial Gum Disease Therapy

Non-Invasive Gum Disease Treatment Are you infected with parasites?   Over 500 bacterial species have been identified in the oral cavity. Studies show a presence of pathogenic parasites in patients with oral periodontal disease. With nearly 50 percent of the adult population suffering from some form of gum disease, chances are you too,¬†could be infected…

Peri-Implantitis Treatment

What is Peri-Implantitis? Peri-implantitis is a gum infection that occurs around a dental implant characterized by an accumulation of oral bacteria that become trapped between the gum tissue and the implant. Similar to the way periodontal disease will affect natural teeth, peri-implantitis will affect dental implants. Typically it will cause bleeding, inflammation, gum recession and…