Why you Should Stop Putting off Treatment for your Gum Disease

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Even when you take seemingly good care of your teeth, and visit your dentist regularly, gum disease can still occur. Gum disease is also known as periodontal disease, which causes chronic infection in your gums and jawbone. Eventually, if left untreated, it can lead to significant tooth loss, and even increase your risks of certain diseases.  The bad part is that many adults do not even know that they have early signs of gum disease. Left untreated, it can have devastating oral health, and even overall health, consequences. Your expert dentists in Miami at Miami …

Get a Gumlift without Surgery

Miami and Coral Gables, FL  What is the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique? Also referred to as the PST™, it is a gum rejuvenation procedure patented by Dr. John Chao, DDS. Only certified dentists such as Drs. Garcia and Sanchez-Garcia of Miami Designer Smiles can perform this revolutionary procedure. By using a specially designed instrument, the dentist will make a tiny entry point in your gum tissue while your mouth is numb, gently guide the tissue over the affected area, and hold it in place with collagen fibers that also help aid in the healing process. This procedure is simple, suture-free, …

The Lunchtime Gum Lift

Miami and Coral Gables, FL  What if you could rejuvenate your gums during your lunch break? A new revolutionary procedure patented by Dr. John Chao, DDS, allows you to do just that. The best part is that the procedure is minimally invasive, requires no cutting or sutures, and you can be back to work or resume your daily activities following your procedure.  The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique, PST™, is a method of treating gum recession without the need for traditional gum surgery. Before the invention of the PST™, traditional gum surgery was the only method of repairing gum recession. This …

Healthy Food for Healthy Gums

Up to 50 percent of adult Americans have unhealthy gums and suffer from associated oral health problems. But don’t let the common nature of gum diseases trick you into thinking they are nothing serious. The truth is quite the contrary. Studies published in several key health and periodontal journals have linked gum diseases to lasting health problems. In fact, adults who suffer from gum disease have been found to be twice as likely (as adults with healthy gums) to suffer from heart complications. The need to maintain healthy gums cannot, therefore, be stressed enough! However, most people fail to realize …

The Important Role Oral Hygiene Plays in Heart Health

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Valentine’s Day is right around the corner we wanted to share this “heart” healthy story with you. Did you know that having your teeth cleaned regularly can cut your risk of a heart attack? Researchers have shown that professional teeth cleaning can decrease your risk of heart attacks by as much as twenty-four percent. There is also evidence to support that a cleaning by a dentist office can cut your likelihood of stroke by thirteen percent. Having your teeth cleaned lowers the amount of bacteria found in the mouth, and that causes inflammation. Inflammation is …