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Gum Disease

Are Cavities a Threat to Your Dental Implants?

The short answer is, “No, dental implants cannot get cavities,” but the long answer is much more interesting. If you’ve recently gotten dental implants or you’re exploring the possibility of dental implants to correct your problem of missing teeth, you’ve come to the right place. Getting , is a big commitment that is life-changing, so it’s important to [...]

4 Important Reasons Why You Should Address Receding Gums

Do you look in the mirror and notice your receding gums? Are some teeth getting longer than they once were? Sadly, this doesn’t mean they are “growing”, rather, it’s a sign of gum recession. You may not be able to grow those gums back, but you can stop them from getting worse. You may think it’s “no biggie”. However, [...]

How To Fix Black Triangles Between Your Teeth

When you smile, you want people to see your healthy teeth and gums. Bright white teeth contrast with your gums and lips. It’s the ideal combination to make for an attractive smile. But what if you’ve got something else in your smile? Dark black gaps around the bases of your teeth, known as “black triangles” can really be an [...]

Can Dental Implants Cause Gum Disease?

and also for maintaining them for life. One of the top reasons a dental implant will fail is from gum disease. With this said, you might wonder if dental implants cause gum disease. At Kuzma Advanced Dentistry in Wilmington, NC, we want to help our patients understand what causes gum disease and what gum disease means for [...]

Preventing Gum Disease

The New Year has traditionally been a time for many Americans to start new positive habits and end old negative ones. Perhaps this means cutting out coffee cake, eating more vegetables, or getting yourself to the gym. Or maybe something less measurable like being kinder to a loved one. Regardless of what you have slated, you should add one more [...]

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