Tag Archives: periodontal disease

The Gum Revolution

Gums are vitally important to our oral health. For years, those who suffered from common problems like gum disease (AKA periodontitis)  and gingival (gum) recession were presented with, in Dr. Barotz’ opinion, primitive and painful treatment options. Here at Barotz … Continue reading

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New procedure LANAP has created a paradigm shift in the ability to treat patients with gum disease!

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Periodontal Disease Associated With Risk Of Kidney Disease

A recent study showed that periodontal disease will make someone more prone to kidney disease. Among different races, the study showed that African Americans with normal kidney function were four times as likely to develop chronic kidney disease when compared … Continue reading

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The Cost Of No Dentistry

Though costs are not at the absolute top of reasons that patients avoid seeing their dentist (as said earlier, fear tops that list), it is a concern as dentistry is costly. But not doing dentistry is even more costly. Problems … Continue reading

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LANAP Laser Gum Surgery – the non-cut, non-stitch approach to periodontal disease

A new gum disease treatment option is now being offered with the use of laser gum therapy through Dr. Charles Barotz. The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is laser gum therapy that offers advantages over traditional options used to treat periodontal … Continue reading

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Patient Interview With Grace

Grace came to us in March 2013 with multiple cosmetic concerns. Let her share her experience at Barotz Dental… How would you describe the atmosphere at Barotz Dental compared to other dental offices? The level of professionalism displayed throughout the office. … Continue reading

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Just one way we are changing lives

Every now and then, I tell you that we change lives here.  That isn’t just a whole heapload of bologna – it’s the truth.  Because we perform oral cancer screenings at every exam, we’ve caught it in several patients.  We monitor … Continue reading

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