Preventive Care for Dental Implants

Make your Implants Last! Crowns, bridges, attachments and dentures supported by Dental Implants can come under attack by the same bacteria that tries to burrow under the gums. Infection with this bacteria can lead to loss of the implant.  Implant health is directly dependent on the health of the tissue surrounding the implant which is […]

BLEEDING GUMS?

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DON’T TREAT BLEEDING GUMS? Your mouth is the window to your body. Research says that periodontal disease, bleeding gums,  is linked to conditions like heart disease, diabetes, stroke and premature birth.  If you don’t treat periodontal disease, not only will you slowly lose all of your teeth, bu it may affect […]

Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease affects oral tissues and is caused by bacteria that live on the tooth root under the gums? If left untreated, this bacteria cause chronic infection of the gums and eventually bone loss. To help patients recognize common signs of gum disease, Kuhn Dental Associates has created this easy gum […]

Stop Gum Disease With Perio Protect®

    RECENT STUDIES SHOW nearly half of all adults have some degree of gum disease. Although some periodontal treatments can be invasive or ineffective, The Perio Tray® by Perio Protect® is a simple treatment that reaches where your toothbrush, floss and mouth rinse can’t. Perio Protect Treats Gum Disease Between Visits Perio Protect is a […]

The Perio Tray® – Therapy for Gum Disease

Non-Invasive therapy for gum disease Gum disease is caused by a bacterial infection that is hidden below your gums. Dental cleanings can effectively treat the bacteria, but when you return home the cycle often continues. Bacterial cells grow back in just hours after a cleaning, and toothbrush, rinse and floss can’t reach deep enough to […]

Poor Dental Health and Depression

Poor Dental Health May Be a Risk Factor for Depression Did you know that poor dental health has been linked to depression? Now researchers have found that your oral health could also be a risk factor for this mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Studies have examined the […]

How Cavities Form

Did you know your teeth are part of a complex ecosystem filled with saliva and bacteria?  By eating lots of sugar you feed the bacteria and they grow and produce acid. This acid slowly eats away at  your teeth’s enamel and creates a cavity. Tooth decay is the result of an infection with certain types […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Grimshaw and Sleep Dentistry: Did you know Dr. Mandy Grimshaw has been treating patients with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) for two years with a custom orthotic called MicroO2? During her fellowship at LVI (Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies), Dr. Grimshaw, a neuromuscular dentist trained in sleep dentistry, used computer technology K7, to […]

SENSITIVE TEETH

Temperature extremes shouldn’t be painful to your teeth. If you wince when sipping or eating hot or cold food , then you probably have “sensitive teeth”.  Sensitivity to temperature can have many causes. Cavities Tooth grinding Worn enamel Exposed roots Chipped or cracked teeth If your teeth are causing you pain, call your dentist today to […]

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry uses medication to help you relax during dental procedures.  It is sometimes called “Sleep Dentistry“.  It is appropriate for people with real fear or anxiety about going to the dentist. Nitrous Oxide – also referred to as “laughing gas” helps you relax as you breathe in the gas through a small mask. NuCalm […]