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What’s the Difference Between a Dentist and a Periodontist?

Dentist or periodontist? For general oral health, visit your dentist regularly. If affected by serious gum disease, you’ll need the services of a periodontist. The team at Pacific Northwest Periodontics discusses the difference between a dentist and a periodontist and when the latter is required.  Dentist vs. Periodontist A dentist treats teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. A periodontist focuses on the gums and the teeth’s underlying bone structure. They also place dental implants. All periodontists are dentists, but not all dentists are necessarily periodontists. Becoming a periodontist requires an additional two to three years of… More

What’s the Difference Between a Dentist and a Periodontist?

5 Habits for Maintaining Healthy Teeth

Dentist or periodontist? For general oral health, visit your dentist regularly. If affected by serious gum disease, you’ll need the services of a periodontist. The team at Pacific Northwest Periodontics discusses the difference between a dentist and a periodontist and when the latter is required.  Dentist vs. Periodontist A dentist treats teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. A periodontist focuses on the gums and the teeth’s underlying bone structure. They also place dental implants. All periodontists are dentists, but not all dentists are necessarily periodontists. Becoming a periodontist requires an additional two to three years of… More

5 Habits for Maintaining Healthy Teeth

Which are Better: Electric or Manual Toothbrushes?

Dentist or periodontist? For general oral health, visit your dentist regularly. If affected by serious gum disease, you’ll need the services of a periodontist. The team at Pacific Northwest Periodontics discusses the difference between a dentist and a periodontist and when the latter is required.  Dentist vs. Periodontist A dentist treats teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. A periodontist focuses on the gums and the teeth’s underlying bone structure. They also place dental implants. All periodontists are dentists, but not all dentists are necessarily periodontists. Becoming a periodontist requires an additional two to three years of… More

Which are Better: Electric or Manual Toothbrushes?

Does It Hurt To Get a Dental Implant?

Dentist or periodontist? For general oral health, visit your dentist regularly. If affected by serious gum disease, you’ll need the services of a periodontist. The team at Pacific Northwest Periodontics discusses the difference between a dentist and a periodontist and when the latter is required.  Dentist vs. Periodontist A dentist treats teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. A periodontist focuses on the gums and the teeth’s underlying bone structure. They also place dental implants. All periodontists are dentists, but not all dentists are necessarily periodontists. Becoming a periodontist requires an additional two to three years of… More

Does It Hurt To Get a Dental Implant?

Oral Care When Sick

Dentist or periodontist? For general oral health, visit your dentist regularly. If affected by serious gum disease, you’ll need the services of a periodontist. The team at Pacific Northwest Periodontics discusses the difference between a dentist and a periodontist and when the latter is required.  Dentist vs. Periodontist A dentist treats teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. A periodontist focuses on the gums and the teeth’s underlying bone structure. They also place dental implants. All periodontists are dentists, but not all dentists are necessarily periodontists. Becoming a periodontist requires an additional two to three years of… More

Oral Care When Sick

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