Mask Mouth

Mask Mouth

“Mask Mouth” is real! Increased carbon dioxide and decreased oxygen promotes anaerobic bacteria which is the most destructive type of pathogen for periodontal disease and cavities. When the oral pH is low, from GERD, for example, it’s twice as bad. Since hindsight is 2020 let’s revisit some basics heading into 2021. The buildup of bacteria…

Nupro Freedom Prophy System

Safety is our top priority! We want all of our grateful patients to know about our safety measures. We are proud to have the Nupro Freedom Prophy System, the safest method to polish teeth in our industry!   The CDC guidelines state that “dental handpieces and associated attachments should always be heat sterilized between patients.”…

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Options

Grateful Dental treats gum disease using many non-surgical treatments, including but not limited to deep cleanings, diode lasers, antibacterial mouth rinses and Arestin.  We also recommend an all-natural gel called AO ProVantage Gel by Periosciences. This aqueous gel can be applied after your proper oral hygiene routine.  It is best used following the use of…