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Did you know Coastal Jaw Surgery offers periodontal services? Check out our new Periodontal Services page for a detailed listing of the services we offer. In this blog post, we’re going to give you a brief outline of those services. If you require any of these services, please contact us at 1-800-NEW-LOOK (Outside Florida: 727-877-0011) or use the contact form below to schedule a consultation. Which Periodontal Services Does …

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The periodontist provides essential services for the care of the teeth and gums. The role of the periodontist in maintaining the health of the teeth and gums as we age is key. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the services our periodontist provides at our locations in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill. Peri-Implant Diseases Peri-Implant Mucositis: When there is no sign of bone loss and …

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Differences in hormones and lifestyles can impact the ways in which gum disease impacts men and women. We previously looked at the different ways women experience gum disease. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the ways gum disease can impact men specifically.  Periodontal health is crucial for men and women as it can affect many other areas of a person’s overall health. Studies show periodontal disease …

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There are several types of gum disease that impact children. Chronic gingivitis, aggressive periodontitis, and generalized aggressive periodontitis can occur in children. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the types of periodontal diseases that are found in children and learn when you should see a periodontist for help. Types of Periodontal Disease Found in Children Chronic gingivitis Chronic gingivitis can be a common periodontal disease found …

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What are Peri-Implant Diseases? What are peri-implant diseases and how can a periodontist help treat them? Peri-implant diseases are inflammatory conditions that affect the hard and soft tissues around dental implants. Just like with natural teeth, it is possible for bacteria accumulate below the gum line. This bacteria can irritate the gum tissue over time, causing inflammation and eventually, if not addressed, even damaging the tissue, deteriorating the bone …

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How is the periodontal health of women affected by factors such as puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, menopause, and post-menopause? In today’s blog post, we’ll look at how gum disease impacts women. Puberty: Due to rising levels of sex hormones like progesterone and possibly estrogen, blood circulation to the gums is increased, causing sensitivity and greater likelihood of reaction to irritation. During puberty, gums can appear swollen, reddened, and can feel …

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What are peri-implant diseases and how can a periodontist help treat them? Peri-implant diseases are inflammatory conditions that affect the hard and soft tissues around dental implants. Just like with natural teeth, it is possible for bacteria accumulate below the gum line. This bacteria can irritate the gum tissue over time, causing inflammation and eventually, if not addressed, even damaging the tissue, deteriorating the bone structure below the implant. …

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Dental Implants Information For over three decades, Coastal Jaw Surgery has served the Tampa Bay area by offering oral surgery, dental implants, Same Day Teeth®, and periodontal services. We have locations in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill for your convenience. We have many resources on our website to help you learn more about the services we provide. In this blog post, we’ll provide a list of some of …

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Surgical Options for Treating Periodontal Disease Our periodontist can employ both surgical and non-surgical treatments for patients suffering from periodontal disease, or gum disease. Non-surgical treatments may include scaling and root planing (also known as a deep cleaning). This involves meticulously cleaning the diseased root surfaces and removing the plaque and disease causing bacteria. Non-surgical therapy is often sufficient to treat periodontal disease; however, it is crucial to maintain …

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We Offer Periodontal Services in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill Our periodontist meets patients at our offices in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill. We offer a full range of periodontal services including treatment of gum recession, treatment of gummy smile/oral plastic surgery, treatment of periodontal disease (gum disease), minimally traumatic extractions, bone grafting-ridge augmentation, implants, periodontal-orthodontic procedures, sedation dentistry, biopsies, and treatment of peri-implantitis. Learn more about …

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Dental Implants Information For over three decades, Coastal Jaw Surgery has served the Tampa Bay area by offering oral surgery, dental implants, Same Day Teeth®, and periodontal services. We have locations in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill for your convenience. We have many resources on our website to help you learn more about the services we provide. In this blog post, we’ll provide a list of some of …

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We are committed to providing a full range of oral surgery, dental implant, and, now, periodontal services to the communities we already serve in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando counties. Our periodontist meets patients at our offices in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill, Florida. A periodontist performs a number of vital services for the oral health of his or her patients. From treating gum recession to oral plastic surgery to …

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What are some of the causes of periodontal disease? Treating periodontal disease falls into our range of periodontal services. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, may arise from a number of factors ranging from smoking to genetics. Our periodontist is experienced in treating periodontal disease arising from these factors. Today, we’ll take a look at some of the common causes of periodontal disease. Plaque and pathogenic bacteria: Periodontal disease …

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Are there any problems that can arise after dental implants are placed? Unfortunately, there are some problems that can arise in patients with dental implants. If dental implants are not properly maintained, issues with bone and soft tissue can arise and lead to bone loss, implant mobility, and even loss of the dental implant. Peri-implantitis is a term we use to describe a cas such as this. Peri-implantitis must …

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What Periodontal-Orthodontic procedures does Coastal Jaw Surgery perform? Working in conjunction with your orthodontist, there are many ways our periodontist can help get you the best care and results possible with your orthodontic procedure. We offer several periodontal-orthodontic services which we’ll go over in today’s blog post. Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics/Wilckodontics Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics, also known as Wilckodontics, involves a combination of periodontal and orthodontic treatment in order …

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Reasons for Tooth Extraction There are several reasons teeth may be extracted. Periodontal disease, a fracture, decay, because it is loose, or infection are all possible reasons for tooth extraction. Today, we’ll look at minimally traumatic extractions and site preservation: in other words, tooth extraction and how bone loss arising from tooth extraction is minimized. Minimally Traumatic Extractions and Site Preservation While every attempt is made to save the …

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Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a leading cause of problems such as tooth loss and may be associated with other chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Periodontal disease must be taken seriously. In this blog post, we’re going to look at surgical and non-surgical treatment of periodontal disease. First off, let’s take a look at gingivitis and its relationship to periodontitis. If left untreated, gingivitis can advance …

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Some people feel their gums appear too long and their teeth appear too short when they smile. A periodontist is able to help with situations like this in which a gummy smile is affecting a patient aesthetically and/or functionally. At Coastal Jaw Surgery in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill, we are equipped to help many patients who want to change their gummy smile. What is a gummy smile? …

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What is a sinus lift and how can it improve your candidacy for dental implants? Sufficient bone density is required to anchor the small titanium posts of dental implants. For a successful dental implant procedure a patient must have adequate bone density in their jaw. Don’t fear if you’ve been told you do not have adequate bone density. Having inadequate bone density does not necessarily disqualify a patient from …

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Gum Recession: Causes and Treatments If you’re experiencing gum recession, you may be concerned with the esthetic and/or health implications. The problems arising from gum recession can be both esthetic and can impact your oral health. There are several causes of gum recession and different ways gum recession can be treated. In this blog post, we’ll go over some of the basics of gum recession: the definition, causes, and …

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If you are nervous about a dental procedure, we can provide various forms of sedation in order to put you more at ease.  Our goal is to make sure you are as comfortable as possible during the procedures. We can further discuss these options at the consultation appointment, but here is a brief description. We offer Nitrous Oxide Sedation, also known as laughing gas. This involves breathing nitrous oxide gas …

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Did you know Coastal Jaw Surgery offers periodontal services? Check out our new Periodontal Services page for a detailed listing of the services we offer. In this blog post, we’re going to give you a brief outline of those services. If you require any of these services, please contact us at 1-800-NEW-LOOK (Outside Florida: 727-877-0011) or use the contact form below to schedule a consultation. Which Periodontal Services Does Coastal …

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