Laser Gum Surgery at Dr. Fremont’s office

Have you ever been told that you need gum surgery or that you have periodontal disease? Dr. Fremont provides an alternative to traditional gum surgery by using a laser. This protocol replaces the need for a scalpel and stitches. With a much easier recovery time, laser gum surgery preserves gum tissue and gives teeth a […]

What is Periodontal Disease?

The word periodontal literally means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease (commonly referredto as gum disease), is an infection of the tissues and ligaments that hold the teeth in place. Periodontal disease is caused by plaque, a colorless, sticky substance […]

Gum Disease and Heart Disease.

Recent studies indicate that a correlation does indeed exist. There are several studies that suggest that poor oral health and gum disease in particular, are related to serious conditions like heart disease. Researchers have found that people with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease as those without periodontal […]