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Gum Specialist in Delaware

What is a Gum Specialist? A gum specialist or periodontist is a dental professional specializing in preventing, diagnosing, and treating all gum-related diseases. A periodontist also specializes in the treatment of oral inflammation and the placement of dental implants.  A board-certified periodontist like Dr. Sanz at Southern Delaware Dental Specialist undergoes extensive training to deal … Continue reading

Bleeding Gums Treatment

Are you noticing spots of blood when you brush your teeth in the morning? If yes, then you may be suffering from a condition known as bleeding gums. Bleeding gums are a sign of gum disease, and they must be treated as soon as possible to prevent disease progression and eventual teeth loss.  WHAT CAUSES … Continue reading

Importance of using a Mouthwash

Mouthwash or oral rinse is a liquid dental hygiene product that is used to rinse the mouth. A mouthwash generally contains an antiseptic agent which is added to kill the infectious microbes present in your mouth.  Dr. Sanz at Southern Delaware Dental Specialist suggests using a mouthwash as an additive to your general oral health … Continue reading

How to brush your teeth correctly?

We grow up listening to our parents, teachers, and mainly our dentists emphasize the importance of brushing our teeth twice a day. Dr. Sanz, a board certified periodontist in Southern Delaware explain how having a proper oral health care regime not only helps prevent dental diseases but also helps keep many systemic diseases at bay. … Continue reading

Consequences of Teeth Loss

Tooth loss can occur due to numerous reasons, the most common being dental caries which is tooth decay. Apart from this, teeth loss can also be attributed to periodontal diseases, infections, cancer, trauma, and improper dental procedures. Your tooth is firmly held in place by its roots that are embedded in your jaw bone. Bad … Continue reading

Pregnancy and Gum Health

The happiness that comes with a positive pregnancy test can be one of the most beautiful life experiences. The excitement which comes with it, planning the nursery, fixing your first prenatal appointment, and seeing your little angel for the first time during your first sonography is one of the most surreal of human experiences.  Planning … Continue reading