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
At Lanier Periodontics, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Gainesville, Georgia area to
How to Prevent Dry Socket
When you have a tooth extracted, your body immediately sets to work to help protect the affected area. The blood that collects at the site of the extraction clots to
When should I see a periodontist?
the doctor and our team always tell our patients that if you value your overall health, not just your oral health, anytime is a good time to visit Lanier Periodontics
Preventing Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease is one of the most prevalent health issues in America, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting it affects approximately 65 million people, or roughly 47 percent of
Relax with Sedation Dentistry
the doctor and our team at Lanier Periodontics understand that many of our patients have a fear of dentistry. You may be concerned about experiencing pain from sensitive teeth or
My gums are shrinking!
Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed that your teeth looked longer? Does it seem like your gums are shrinking? This condition is called recession—many adults have it.
Dentin Tooth Sensitivity Treatments
Dentine hypersensitivity can be described as a sharp and sudden pain caused by cold food and beverages. It’s present in more than half the population and result from receding gums
Happy Gums, Happy Heart!
Medical doctors and dental health professionals, like the doctor, have debated over the connection (or lack thereof) between gum disease and heart disease. While there still is no unanimous consensus
Gum Disease vs. Periodontitis
Many people use the terms gum disease and periodontitis interchangeably, but periodontitis is only one stage of gum disease. The phrase refers to all diseases that affect the gingiva, or