February 2015

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  • What exactly IS periodontitis?

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    Nobody wants to hear their dentist tell them they suffer from gingivitis or periodontitis, partly because many people don’t really understand what those terms mean. What’s the difference? How serious are they? Should I be worried? Untreated periodontitis can not only lead to tooth loss, but may also increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, […]

  • Doctors Back in “Big D” for CE

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    This past weekend, Dr. White and Dr. Blansett attended the Southwest Society of Periodontists meeting in Dallas.  The meeting featured lectures on bone grafting dental implant sites and  laser assisted periodontal therapy.  The meeting also featured case presentations from residents of regional periodontics training program  including Baylor.