The Periodontal Blog of Nicky Hakimi, DDS

Is Periodontics Worth It?

A smiling couple with excellent periodontal health standing outdoors

The short answer – Yes, periodontics is worth it. Not only does periodontics fight gum disease, but it can save or restore your smile so you feel confident. If left untreated, gum disease can cause: Bone loss Tooth loss Receding gums Painful and bleeding gums Serious infection and heart disease Some of these issues are […]

What to Do in a Dental Emergency [It Could Save Your Tooth!]

Accidents happen, even to the best of us. When it comes to dental emergencies, knowing what to do and acting fast can mean the difference between saving or losing your tooth. So what steps should you take? And how do you know when dental emergency consultations are necessary? We’ve got you covered. In this post, […]

What Causes Receding Gums?

Smile with receding gums causes and solutions

Receding gums refers to gum tissue that slowly begins to wear away. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes, symptoms, and solutions.