Hardened Tartar Is a Leading Cause of Gum Disease

Your daily routine needs to consist of brushing twice a day and flossing at least once to clear away stray food particles and plaque from your teeth. If you are sometimes lax to perform these essential oral hygiene measures, the lingering bacterial deposits can gradually harden into tartar near the... 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 »

Take Care of Your Gums, Too!

Advanced gum disease affects over 47% of adults over 30 in the United States. To combat gum disease, you must practice superb oral hygiene. It is vital that you brush your teeth and gums twice a day, for two minutes each session. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush to protect your gum... Read more »

Dental Implants Offer These Four Benefits and More

Dental implants are a common cosmetic dental appliance used to replace missing teeth, and they can be an excellent choice to restore a smile. The benefits of dental implants are many, and our team offers up four important benefits you can enjoy. 1. Dental implants last longer than other restorations.... Read more »