Mini-Guide to PST™ for Gum Recession

One of the biggest consequences of letting gum disease go for too long is gum recession. As bacteria builds up in the gums, it can create pockets of infection that lead to the gums shrinking back and exposing more of the teeth, even down to the roots. This can lead to sensitive teeth and put…

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Free Your Smile With the Pinhole® Surgical Technique

There is nothing like getting together with friends and enjoying good food and drinks. However, even a refreshing drink can become a painful experience when you are experiencing gum recession. At PerioWest, Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez and staff may be able to help you enjoy your get-togethers without abandon by using the Chao Pinhole® Surgical…

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Can LANAP Reduce Stroke Risk?

May is Stroke Awareness Month. Researchers recently uncovered a link between strokes and gum disease. It is believed that individuals with periodontitis have an increased risk of suffering from a stroke, which is why prompt, effective LANAP® gum disease treatment is essential. The Relation Between Gum Disease and Stroke Periodontal disease can affect other parts of…

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How LANAP® Treats Gum Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that almost half of American adults have gum disease. It is important to catch signs of this oral disease early to prevent more severe complications, such as loss of gum tissue, bone, or teeth. For those who are already in the advanced stages of periodontitis, Dr. Sanchez…

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LANAP® for the New Year

Some people decide to work out more or eat more healthy foods in the New Year. Others want to travel more or write more. Unfortunately, not many people consider their oral health when making New Year’s resolutions, but many should. If you want a healthier smile this year, the LANAP procedure treats gum disease. What…

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Dental Hygiene and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to indulge and eat delicious foods. However, all that food can cause significant damage on your teeth and gum tissue, greatly increasing your odds of developing gum disease and other oral health problems. Fortunately, practicing dental hygiene take before and after the holidays can decrease that likelihood. Perform Daily Dental Hygiene…

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Get All-On-4 Dental Implants Set in Just One Day

Everyone wants to be able to enjoy their favorite foods whenever they want, but as we get older, this can sometimes be a challenge. Teeth that are missing or broken can interfere with many daily activities and prevent us from enjoying favorite foods. Biting, chewing, speaking, and smiling can all become challenges as the result…

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How to Conquer Gum Disease Once and for All

Finding out you have gum disease can be tough, but for most patients, it is relatively easy to improve. The key to improving your gum health is to partner with an experienced professional dental provider, such as Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez, a periodontist with specialized skills and knowledge treating all parts of the gums. With…

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Did You Know that Your Medication Could Damage Your Smile?

When most people are prescribed a medication, they have it filled and take it, believing that it will safeguard their overall health. Yet, some drugs have side effects that have a negative impact upon other elements of wellness. Your periodontist in Eden Prairie, MN, should go over a list of any medications that you are…

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Best Methods for Cleaning Your Dental Implants

Good oral hygiene is a must for the long-term success of dental implants. With the right home care and professional dental maintenance, your implants can last a lifetime, as they are meant to do. Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez specializes in implant dentistry and periodontics in the Minneapolis, MN area. He and his dedicated staff can…

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