Lost Teeth Can Be Replaced with Dental Implants

If you’ve been in a car accident or are involved in heavy contact sports, you may find yourself with multiple knocked out or loosened teeth that need to be extracted. When your gums have healed, you will want to replace these missing teeth with Dr. Sean P Avera can start the process of restoring the missing teeth with a dental... read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Gum Disease Risk Factors

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an oral health condition arising from infections within your gums. Gum disease can take place over a period of many years and can often result in numerous ailments including eventual tooth loss. Risk factors for gum disease include the following: - Gum disease can be caused due to heavy drug use, including... read more »

Crown Lengthening 101

What is crown lengthening? It is a common procedure where your surgeon removes either gum tissue, bone or even both to expose more of the tooth. This is typically done when a tooth needs to be fixed and local anesthesia is used. Our dental professionals here at Sean P Avera DDS Inc. are prepared to ease your discomfort and provide... read more »