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Hi, my name is Dr. Vik Mittle. I am a Board Certified Periodontist at Shine Dental Associates, located in Syosset.

There are several signs showing the fact that you have gum disease or periodontal disease. Some of the most common signs that people always talk about, what you see in the newspapers or TV commercials are bleeding gums. That’s a very important sign because, in fact, that means that your gums are inflamed. You have a lot of bacteria and a lot of plague that’s underneath your gums which causes your body to respond.

Identifying and Treating Periodontal Disease

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Board certified periodontist Dr. Vikas Mittle discusses how to treat periodontal disease to regain the health of your teeth and gums with home maintenance (brushing and flossing) as well as more aggressive treatments such as scaling and root planing (deep cleaning).

How To Treat Receding Gums and Reverse Bone Loss

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Do you know dental implants are the most popular service that dentistry has to offer!  That’s because they are versatile and can be used in many different ways.

They can help stabilize dentures, replace missing teeth or even a full set of teeth.

Implants make it possible for you to smile with confidence once again. With implants as a replacement for dentures you will no longer need to deal with messy adhesives or glue. You know longer have to swallow the glue and get sick from it.  No more gagging on dentures.

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If you have loose teeth, if your gums bleed…this may be a serious problem because you may have periodontal disease, or bone loss around your teeth.

Bone is what stabilizes your teeth together and if your gums bleed you may have inflammation and bone destruction.

This is a very serious problem that can not only effect your teeth and possibly lead to complete loss of your teeth, but it can also have negative consequences for your overall health because there is a strong relationship between periodontal disease and heart disease, diabetes, kidney problems, and more, as Board Certified Periodontist, Dr. Vikas Mittle explains in this video…

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