Gum Disease And Its Impact On Your Oral And Body Health

Gum Disease Damages More Than Your Teeth While most people are aware of the physical effects of Periodontal disease many do not know that there are systemic effects that stem from periodontal disease as well. Periodontal disease which is commonly referred to as gum disease is often referred to as the silent killer. Also, all…

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How Harmful is Halloween Candy?

Children and adults alike eat plenty of candy on Halloween. While most people do not see the harm in indulging in sweets once in a while, enough sugar can lead to many oral health problems, including gum recession. Patients at the office of Andres R. Sanchez, DDS MS need to be aware of how candy…

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All-On-4: A Dental Implant Solution

Dental implants are becoming more and more popularized by patients. Being that dental implants are a permanent option, patients everywhere are deciding to choose this solution over bridges and dentures. The all-on-4 option of dental implants is a great treatment for many because they allow for a stable smile with only four implant sites. In…

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What is LANAP?

If you suffer from gum disease, then there are a variety of potential treatments available to you. It’s a good idea to be aware of all your potential options, including LANAP. Here’s a quick introduction to this revolutionary technique. LANAP and Traditional Techniques “LANAP” is an acronym for “Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure”. In order…

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The Risk of Gum Recession

There are numerous ways for a person to develop gum recession. It typically occurs due to gum disease, but many people develop it from genetics or having misaligned teeth. Some people will notice a receded gum line from brushing and flossing too aggressively. No matter what, it is critical to take prompt action by seeing a professional periodontist posthaste…

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Reasons To Get Dental Implants Through Your Periodontist

When you consider the magnitude of a dental implant procedure – how a titanium post is inserted right into your jaw bone – you would not want just any person to handle the implant placement. Though some people bemoan dental implant cost in Minneapolis, MN, there are some very good and cost-effective reasons to have your…

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Dental Implant Information For National Safety Month

Health and safety come in many forms, including oral health. This June, for National Safety Month, we encourage you to think about your mouth and teeth and what you can do to aid your health. Talking to a periodontist like Dr. Andres Sanchez about dental implants is a great step toward complete oral well being. Missing Teeth and Your Oral Health…

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LANAP Treats Gum Disease Before It Worsens

When gum disease starts, it is known as gingivitis. The condition begins when bacteria, plaque, and food debris aren’t removed from those hard to reach places that the toothbrush doesn’t hit. At first, you may just notice that your gums are tender, red, or bleed a little after brushing. When left untreated, the reversible gingivitis…

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4 Reasons to Treat Your Gum Disease Symptoms With LANAP

Bleeding gums, swollen gum tissue and gum recession are all common symptoms of periodontal disease. If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms, it’s wise to schedule a consultation with your periodontist at your earliest convenience. Dr. Andrés Sánchez takes a high-tech approach to periodontal disease treatment and uses the LANAP® protocol to achieve the best…

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Replace Your Missing Teeth With All-On-4 Dental Implants

If you are missing several teeth, it’s likely affected how you feel about yourself. Missing teeth can lead to health problems with the gums and teeth and decreased self-confidence. If the teeth are not replaced, you may even lose bone in the jaw and your face can shift over time. This leads to more missing…

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