Steps to prevent periodontal disease

a patient maintaining oral health to prevent gum disease

Periodontal, or gum, disease does not have to become a reality for you. It is often associated with symptoms such as gum swelling, tooth pain and discomfort, and if left untreated, can lead to systemic health illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Fortunately, there are many ways and things that you can do […]

Importance of Treating Gum Disease

a diagram depicting gums affected by gum disease

Have you been noticing your gums bleed easily whenever you brush or floss? Or they are starting to pull away from your teeth? These are common signs of gum disease and should never be ignored. Whether you’ve recently started developing symptoms of gum disease or it has been affecting your health for some time, don’t […]

The Major Health Benefits Of Laser Gum Surgery

Dental Patient Undergoing Laser Gum Treatment

Laser Gum Surgery has major health benefits in Houston, TX because it improves your oral health by removing bacteria within your mouth that can be detrimental to your oral health. Also, because of the fact that your oral health is connected to your overall health when you have laser gum surgery and improve your oral […]

Gum Disease And The Development Of Systemic Diseases

Dental Patient Suffering From Gum Disease Systematic Diseases

When it comes to gum disease and the development of it there are quite a few risks. However, for the purpose of this article will be discussing the 7 major risks of gum disease development in Houston, TX. To be more specific, there is a direct link between your oral health and your overall health. […]

How to Prevent Gum Disease

diagram depicting gums infected with periodontal disease

It is a well-known fact that majority of us will experience some form of gum disease at some point within our lifetime. However, there are steps and measures that can be taken to prevent gum disease. The major and leading cause of gum disease is related to plaque building up within your teeth and your […]

How Lasers Help Lower Your Risk Of Oral Cancer

LANAP protocol

Medical research has linked gum disease to the development of some cancers in the body, including breast cancer, pancreatic cancer and oral cancer. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and we at J. Robert Friedberg DMD think it’s a good time to learn more about how to treat gum disease and prevent bigger problems. Our […]

Deep Clean Your Gums

scaling and root planing

Many people unfortunately suffer from gum disease in the United States. This disease is widely prevalent because it goes unnoticed majority of the time because signs tend to be missed until they have gotten worse. This allows the disease to flourish, and could even spread through the body, causing major overall health issues. Because of […]

The Benefits Of Treating Gum Disease Early  

Treating Gum Disease Early Periodontal disease also known as gum disease affects a vast majority of the population and often times because patients avoid dental treatment the disease can end up growing into the advanced stages. Once gum disease has grown past the initial stage and gone into the advanced stage the effects of gum […]

Treat Your Gum Disease For The New Year

Treating Gum Disease It’s that time of year again it’s time to usher in the new year and with this new year means a new chance to be sure that you are maintaining your oral health. Gum disease is a major issue that occurs when your oral health is not maintained. Also, essentially when your […]

Dealing with Gum Disease

Dealing with Gum Disease

Gum disease has become extremely common and affects millions of Americans. It is often a silent disease and is not caught if patients do not consistently visit the dentist. There are different stages of the disease and different treatment options depending on each stage. The disease begins with gingivitis, followed by periodontitis, with the final […]