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Dakota Regional Periodontics’ Dental FAQ: When Should You Consider Scaling And Root Planing?

What is scaling and root planing? Scaling and root planing (SRP) is a dental procedure to remove tartar and plaque from the teeth. It’s typically done after other methods of cleaning teeth, such as brushing or flossing, have not been effective. The periodontist in Rapid City scrapes your teeth with a scaler to remove tartar […]

Dakota Regional Periodontics’ dental faq: How can periodontal disease damage my health?

Periodontal disease is an affliction that affects the gums. It can be serious, damaging the soft tissue of your gums and if left untreated, can destroy your tooth’s supportive bone as well. Eventually, it can lead to tooth loss. While it can seem worrying, it is preventable so it’s important that you understand just how […]

How can you know if you have oral Cancer?

There are few things as nerve-wracking as potential cancer and oral cancer is no different. And while it can be very serious, it’s important to stay calm and speak with your doctor. When caught early, oral cancer is much more treatable and so it’s important that you recognize the early signs. This guide will explain […]

Dakota Regional Periodontics’ dental faq: How can you improve the appearance of short teeth?

A bright smile can be so important for a person’s confidence. It can be the difference between walking into a room with a smile or sheepishly hiding your pearly whites. So it’s no surprise that having short teeth make people feel uneasy about themselves. Fortunately, there is something you can do to remedy the issue […]

Dakota Regional Periodontics’ dental FAQ: When should you consider dental implants?

Dental implants are increasingly an option for many people. Whether you have a missing tooth or are self-conscious about dentures, implants could be a good option for you. Dental Implants in Rapid City.  What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are artificial replacements for natural tooth roots and act as a long term solution for missing […]

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