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Is Periodontics Worth It?

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 are common signs and symptoms of periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is often silent, meaning symptoms – particularly pain – may not appear until an advanced stage of the disease. However, you should still be on the lookout for the signs and symptoms, which include: Red, swollen or tender gums or other pain in your mouth Bleeding while brushing, flossing, or when eating certain […]

Choosing Sedation for your Periodontal Surgery in Auburn, CA

When selecting a specialist for your Periodontal surgery in Auburn, CA, Dr. Nicky Hakimi and team have no doubt that our qualifications and expertise will exceed your expectations! However, we find that many of our valued clients have another important agenda item to consider, and that is comfort. This is completely understandable. With an estimated 35 million […]