Asheville NC Periodontist Blog

What to Do About Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from extreme dental anxiety, good dental care can seem like a fruitless dream. Some patients can find comfort just learning about the treatments they can expect. For some, however, education and a good relationship with your dental…

Enjoy Better Treatment with Advanced Technology

Many of the things that patients dread about the dentist come down to an outdated fear of "primitive" treatment procedures. However, dentistry, like any other field, is progressing all the time. Many traditional techniques have been replaced by modern technology…

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

Many people who lose a tooth may feel embarrassed about showing it to anyone, even their dentist. However, it is important to replace your missing teeth quickly. Missing teeth can affect not only your confidence but also your health and…

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…