Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Got Gum Disease? Here Are the Treatments That Are Available

If your dentist, Dr. Sam Markzar, told you that you’re a victim of gum disease, then it’s very important to treat it as soon as possible. If you fail to treat it, it can spread and destroy your entire smile and oral health. Gum disease is a very serious and... Read more »

Dental Implant Questions to Enhance Your Knowledge

Losing a permanent tooth can reduce the appearance and efficacy of your smile, but at Beverly Hills Periodontal Arts and Implants we offer tooth replacement such as dental implants to effectively replace your smile. We answer some common dental implant questions below to help you determine if your smile can... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Gum Disease

Gum disease is a dangerous dental issue that should be taken seriously. This disease is quite complex. In fact, it has two stages: gingivitis and periodontitis. The signs of gingivitis include red, swollen and tender gums that bleed often as well as bad breath. The signs of periodontitis include receded... Read more »

Gum Disease Can Be Treated

Did you know there are ways to overcome gum disease? Basic oral hygiene habits are effective at helping fight gum disease. If you have gum disease, the important thing to remember is to find treatment right away. That is why, our periodontist, Dr. Sam Markzar with Beverly Hills Periodontal Arts... Read more »

Don’t Ignore These Telltale Gum Disease Symptoms

It’s important to be able to recognize gum disease symptoms and understand how they may appear in your smile. Your oral health may be at risk of this harmful gum infection if you practice poor oral hygiene or meet any of the gum disease risk factors, including advanced age, predisposed... Read more »

Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Most adults think it’s normal for gums to bleed a little while they brush their teeth. This is not true! In fact, bleeding gums can be an indicator of gum disease. Advanced gum disease affects over 40 percent of adults in the United States. Some people are more at risk... Read more »

Three Techniques to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is a very dangerous oral condition that can eventually result in loose or missing teeth if not addressed quickly. Fortunately, the early stages of gum disease can be easily treated and even reversed if you take the proper steps right away. We encourage you to keep your smile... Read more »