Is Periodontal Scaling And Root Planing Necessary?

Did you know that 47.7% of American adults suffer from some form of gum disease? Gum disease can seriously affect your overall health, in addition to wreaking havoc on your teeth. Like dental cavities, it’s an extremely common problem and often goes untreated. When patients do come in for treatment for their gingivitis or periodontitis, periodontal scaling and root planning is one of the most effective procedures. Learn more about this treatment and how it can cure mild to moderate gum disease. Read more

Broken Molar Repair Options

No one plans to injure their teeth, but sometimes it happens when we least expect it. As molars are your teeth that are most crucial to the chewing process, a cracked or broken molar can wreak havoc on your ability to properly chew your food. Learn more about broken molar repair options available at West Lakes Dentistry in Mound and Chaska, MN. Read more