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Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a common problem among adults, and one the doctor and our periodontal team see all too often. Early stages of gum disease are known as gingivitis, or Read More

My gums are inflamed. What can I do?

Inflamed gums are a fairly common dental issue, but unfortunately, many people don't take the problem seriously enough. If you ignore inflamed gums and continue your usual routine, you could Read More

The Transformation of Valentine's Day

Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read More

How a High-Tech Office Helps Your Periodontal Treatment

Today's periodontal office is a very different place than it was in the past. Yes, perhaps the same issues are still being treated, but it's the way in which they Read More

Women's Hormones and Oral Health

At Alexander Pritsky, DMD Dental Implants and Periodontics, we know that hormones affect a woman's mood, but did you know they can also impact the health of a woman’s mouth? Read More

Clean Toothbrush/Healthy Toothbrush

We’ve all learned a lot about keeping healthy lately. Thorough hand washing, disinfecting cell phones and keyboards, wiping down shopping carts and door handles—all these low-maintenance cleaning habits can have Read More

Pregnancy and Oral Care

Pregnancy involves a lot of alterations in your health. Alexander Pritsky, DMD Dental Implants and Periodontics is here to help you understand the oral health aspects of your pregnancy. As you Read More

Hypersensitive Teeth

It is common to experience dentine hypersensitivity, with symptoms ranging from moderate to severe. Why does it happen and how do you know if this sensitivity is something to be Read More

What makes a periodontist different from a dentist?

“Dentists, periodontists … what’s the difference, anyway?” We hear our patients asking this question as they wonder about the difference between the two specialties. Periodontists like the doctor are more Read More

Resolving to Eat Better in the New Year

It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Read More

Forget Something? It’s on the Tip of Your Tongue!

Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Read More

A Prescription for Oral Health

You and your periodontist are essential partners in making sure you have the best dental care. You do your part by eating a tooth-healthy diet, brushing and flossing as recommended, Read More

Why You Should Avoid Energy and Sports Drinks

In a world where everything moves so quickly and teens and young adults find themselves pulling “all-nighters” or working long hours, energy drinks have grabbed the spotlight. You’ll have one Read More

Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including Read More

Smoking and Dental Implants

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to replace a missing tooth with an implant. While an implant will restore the appearance of your smile, you also know that there are many Read More

The Connection Between Your Mouth and Your Heart

At Alexander Pritsky, DMD Dental Implants and Periodontics, we know your dental health is closely connected to your overall health. We also know that the mouth can oftentimes be the Read More

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