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October 9, 2019

What is a Periodontist

Pop quiz, your gums are sore and sometimes they bleed when you’re brushing your teeth. Do you A.) Ignore the problems or B.) Get a referral from your dentist to see a periodontist? Hopefully, you picked B. but I know what you’re probably thinking, what in the world is a periodontist? What are they A […]

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October 2, 2019

Gum disease 101

Gum disease is caused by an excessive buildup of plaque and causes swelling, soreness, and infection of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. There are two major types of gum diseases – gingivitis and periodontal disease. Gingivitis is when your gums become swollen and many people experience bleeding when they brush their teeth.  Periodontal disease […]

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September 10, 2019

Why Choose Sedation?

People tend to be anxious when they go to the doctors, or just have an overall fear of seeing doctors. Sedation is a good option for those who tend to be on the nervous side of doctor visits. Sedation dentistry is practiced by doctors to ensure their patient can have a procedure anxiety free. Sedation […]

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September 10, 2019

What to Expect When You Need Bone Grafting

When considering dental implants, many things patients often do not think about procedures that occur before the surgery takes place. One of those overlooked items is if your bone is strong enough to hold the implant. Most of us do not know or think about whether our jawbone density is strong or not, but it […]

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August 30, 2019

Denture Dentist

Thousands of people across the country find themselves in need of dentures each year. The reasons for tooth loss vary—some need dentures to repair damage from an accident, while others need them to make up for tooth loss due to severe tooth decay or gum disease. If you are in need of dentures, your dentist […]

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August 30, 2019

Tooth Extraction  

Tooth extractions are a simple medical procedure which deals with the removal of a one or multiple teeth. Regardless of whether you have just had your wisdom teeth removed or have been through some other type of tooth extraction procedure, it is vital that you take care of your mouth after the tooth extraction has […]

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July 26, 2019

What Can I Do About My Receding Gums?

If you’ve looked in the mirror recently and noticed that your gums seem to cover less of your teeth than normal, you could have gum recession. This condition can occur as a direct result of brushing your teeth too hard, but it is also one of the most common signs of gum disease. If your […]

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June 19, 2019

How Osseous Surgery Can Help With Gum Disease

One of the most prevalent oral health issues affecting Americans today is gum disease. It starts with red and bleeding gums, but over time, it can lead to loose teeth and destroyed jawbone. It is vital to address this problem immediately, which is why you should schedule an appointment with Dr. Curry Leavitt at Red […]

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May 2, 2019

Sedation Dentistry Helps Patients Through Their Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a very real condition that can make it difficult for many people to even think about visiting a periodontist. Some people get up the courage to make the appointment but then cancel at the last minute. Whether your anxiety comes from some unknown place you have had a previous bad experience in […]

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April 9, 2019

Living With Missing Teeth Is Risky

People generally do not intend to lose any of their permanent teeth, but life sometimes happens. If you play contact sports, the wrong impact could lead to a tooth falling out. Trauma, decay, and age can all contribute to teeth going missing, but what do you do after? It is important to see a periodontist […]

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January 26, 2018

Dr. Leavitt Talks About Red Rock Periodontics & Implantology

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Dr. Leavitt Talks About Advanced Technology

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Dr. Leavitt Talks About Dental Implant Cost

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Dr. Leavitt Talks About Dental Implants

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