Asheville NC Periodontist Blog

What Can I Do for My Receding Gums?

If you have receding gums, it's easy to think that what's gone is gone. It's true that your gum line doesn't grow back, however, there are treatment options available to improve the look and health of your gum line. In…

Treating Your Advanced Periodontal Disease

As gum disease becomes more advanced, it gets more difficult to treat. If left untreated, advanced periodontitis can lead to tooth loss. For patients with an advanced case of periodontal disease, particularly with some bone loss, we may recommend osseous…

Free Your Tongue With a Frenectomy

Have you ever noticed that your friends can move their tongues in ways you can't? Maybe you can't curl your tongue. Maybe they can lick an ice cream cone more easily. There may be a very simple answer: you may…

Dr. Jody Harrison Patient Testimonials

Dr. Jody Harrison provides comfortable and comprehensive dental care to patients. Learn what patients have to say below: Dr Harrison, is the best of the best. We have a family interest in Dr H as he has engineered the installation…

What are All-On-Four Dental Implants?

All-On-Four dental implants improve oral health by treating broken, decayed, and missing teeth. The term All-On-Four means that all teeth are being supported on four dental implants. Dental implants are a durable solution that consist of titanium posts which are…

Dental Implants: What You Need To Know

Dental implants are a great option for patients with missing teeth. Designed to blend in with existing teeth, dental implants are strong and long-lasting. Many people cover their smile because they are embarrassed by a missing tooth or teeth. However,…

My Gums Are Bleeding Frequently, What Should I Do?

We most likely have had to deal with our gums bleeding from simple tasks such as brushing and flossing. And most of us probably just dismissed this as not a big deal as most of the time your gums will…

What Is Periodontal Therapy?

 If you are diagnosed with periodontal (gum) disease, you will most likely need some form of treatment to control the disease and prevent it from spreading. Periodontal therapy is one or more treatments that are designed to eliminate your symptoms, reduce gum pocket size, and decrease…

Relax At The Dentist With Sedation Dentistry

Are you afraid of the dentist? Have a strong gag reflex that makes going to the dentist office uncomfortable? Are you receiving multiple treatments during one office visit? If you answered yes to any of the questions listed above, you…

Missing Tooth: Replace It With A Dental Implant

What is the best solution for replacing a missing tooth? Replace a missing tooth with a dental implant. We all know a missing tooth can affect your confidence and can even affect how others view you. But did you know…