Should You See a Dentist or Periodontist?

Should You See a Dentist or Periodontist? | St. Tammany Periodontics

According to research by the American Dental Association, 95 percent of the American population considers oral hygiene essential to their overall health and well-being. However, even with this widely held opinion, many Americans fail to practice proper habits such as brushing twice a day and flossing daily. Consequently, almost half of the adult population has … Continued

What Are the 4 Stages of Periodontal Disease?

4 Stages of Periodontal Disease? | St. Tammany Periodontics & Implants

Periodontal disease or periodontitis is a condition that occurs when bacteria found in plaque build up around teeth and gums, causing inflammation. Without treatment, this inflammation can cause the gums and supporting bone structure to deteriorate, leading to pocketing, receding gums, bone loss, and eventually tooth loss. There are a few factors that can increase … Continued

Dental Implants Surgery: Everything you need to know

Dental Implants in Covington, LA | St. Tammany Periodontics & Implants

There are few things as impactful as losing your teeth and not having an option for replacement. Fortunately, if you lost teeth in an accident, because of an uncontrolled systemic disease or any other unfavourable situation, you may be a candidate for dental implants. What are dental implants? Dental implants are titanium fixtures that are … Continued