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  • Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
    At Periodontal Associates, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. One of Read more
  • What’s an intraoral camera?
    One of the greatest features our team at Periodontal Associates offers is the ability to see first-hand how we can help our patients. While X-rays help us detect any problems Read more
  • Safety of Dental X-Ray Radiation
    We all want to live our healthiest lives. We know that part of keeping ourselves healthy is regular visits to our Providence, Rhode Island office for checkups and necessary dental Read more
  • Team Dark Chocolate
    Valentine’s Day is the holiday to celebrate all the treasured relationships in your life. It’s a time to honor love in all shapes and forms with cards, social gatherings, and Read more
  • February is Heart Month
    The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read more
  • Why are my gums shrinking?
    If you’ve noticed that your teeth have appeared to be longer, you may be suffering from gum recession. This is a common problem among adults, and can result from several Read more
  • How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health
    According to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimated three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease. In milder cases, the disease is called gingivitis. More severe cases are Read more
  • Periodontics and Braces Treatment
    Most people think braces are all about their teeth. While it is true orthodontics is meant to move your teeth into proper position, there's more to it than that. To Read more
  • Diet Soda vs. Regular Soda: Which is better for teeth?
    When most patients ask the doctor this question, they're thinking strictly about sugar content — cut out the bacteria-feeding sugar that's present in regular soda by opting for a diet Read more
  • Smile, the New Year is Almost Here!
    We’ve been celebrating the new year for a really, really long time. It goes way back, but it started formally in 1582, when Pope George XIII made January 1st the Read more
  • Morning Sickness and Your Oral Health
    Whether it’s your first child or you’re an experienced mom, pregnancy is an exciting time—which you’ll be able to enjoy much more once the days of morning sickness are over. Morning Read more
  • Restoring Your Smile and Dental Health with Bone Grafting
    Injuries to our teeth and gums can have harmful effects on the bone tissue and structures that support them. In turn, this damage can impact both the appearance and the Read more
  • Pregnancy: What should I know about my oral care?
    the doctor and our team at Periodontal Associates know this is an exciting time as you anticipate the arrival of your new little one. We want to take this opportunity Read more
  • Be Good to Your Gums
    You brush and floss thoroughly twice a day. You have regular checkups. Everything seems fine on the periodontal radar. Sometimes, however, even healthy gums can become sensitive and irritated. Is Read more
  • Thanksgiving
    At Periodontal Associates, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Providence, Rhode Island area Read more
  • Eat Well, Heal Better after Periodontal Surgery
    You’ve got periodontal surgery at our Providence, Rhode Island office coming up on your calendar and you’re prepared. The freezer is stocked with frozen yogurt, the fridge is filled with Read more
  • Women's Hormones and Oral Health
    At Periodontal Associates, we know that hormones affect a woman's mood, but did you know they can also impact the health of a woman’s mouth? Women are susceptible to gum Read more