Blog - Gum disease

  • What’s the difference between Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 16, 2010

    This is one of those simple questions that can seem quite confusing to the public, because most dental offices don’t do an adequate job explaining the difference, and sadly, periodontal disease is still one of the most under-diagnosed and under-treated diseases in the United States.  Part of the reason for the lack of treatment does […]

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  • Best Treatment for Gum Disease

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: October 25, 2009

    It’s easy for me to tell you that Laser Periodontal TherapyTM is both effective and comfortable, but we both know that it’s easier to believe when you talk to someone who has actually been through it.  So, right after we finished up treating a really sweet patient yesterday, we asked her if she wouldn’t mind […]

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  • LANAP, the PerioLase, & Gum Disease Treatment in North/South Carolina

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: September 17, 2009

    Ok, then you’re in luck!  Here is a video that will give you pretty good information about periodontal (gum) disease in general, as well as about conventional non-surgical and surgical treatment options, and then about LANAP (Laser-Assisted New Attachment Protocol). Something very important to know: the Periolase MVP-7 dental laser, made by Millenium Dental Technologies, […]

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  • Further Information on LANAP Treatment for Gum Disease in Charlotte

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: August 11, 2009

    OK – so I’m just going to be adding a LOT of information about periodontal (gum) disease and how the Periolase MVP-7 laser treats it so well; in addition, I’ll finally be getting around to adding more information on the significant health effects that gum disease can have, including: Increased risk of heart attack Increased […]

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  • Painless Laser Gum Surgery and One-Visit Smile Makeovers in Charlotte NC

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 30, 2009

    Man oh man, am I excited!  We are taking some bold new steps in technology here at Smiles by Payet Dentistry by upgrading to the newest version of our In-office, 1-Visit Crowns CAD/CAM system, the CEREC AC Bluecam, AND we’re FINALLY adding the Periolase MVP-7 laser to our practice, which is THE most effective treatment […]

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  • Gum (periodontal) disease, gum recession, gingivitis

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 29, 2009

    Given how important gum health is to overall mouth health, it is kind of bad that I haven’t addressed it yet on my blog, so it’s time to get to this very important subject!  The first thing to note: as much as I love to use photos to illustrate different situations, I’m not going to […]

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