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  • What Is Bone Grafting and When Is it Necessary?
    Your entire jaw is lined with dense bone tissue that serves as an anchor for your teeth. When that tissue loses its density after tooth loss, a procedure called bone Read more
  • How a Periodontist Can Help You
    What your periodontist in Westlake, Ohio wants you to know about periodontal services. Did you know that a periodontist can make your smile look better? It’s true, because in addition to keeping your gums, supporting Read more
  • Reasons You May Need Your Tooth Extracted
    No matter how well you care for your teeth, extractions may sometimes be necessary. Westlake, OH, dentist Dr. Scott Sazima shares a few reasons why teeth are extracted. Wisdom teeth symptoms Today, Read more
  • What is Gum Grafting?
    Gum grafting is a type of periodontal therapy for replacing gum tissue that has deteriorated. Gums that have receded due to periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, injury, or Read more
  • Complete Your Smile With Dental Implants
    Missing teeth make eating difficult and smiling uncomfortable. A space in your smile can even cause shifting of your other teeth, putting them at risk for loss as well. At Westlake Read more
  • Periodontal Disease and Cancer Risk: Another Reason to Floss
    Summary and Comment from Womens Health September 15, 2017 Anna Wald, MD, MPH  reviewing Nwizu NN et al. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2017 Aug.  Postmenopausal women with periodontal disease had excess risk Read more
  • Reasons You May Need Oral Surgery
    Find out the many scenarios in which oral surgery may be the best option for you. While no one likes having to think about getting surgery, it might just end up Read more
  • Why You Need Deep Cleanings
    Everybody prioritizes their oral hygiene, yet many of our patients throughout Northeast, OH are generally not familiar with what exists under the gum line. Even though teeth appear small, they Read more
  • Snacks That Promote Oral Health - Part 2
    Continuing from our last article, we will be examining four more foods that can help to improve your general oral health. Preferably, you should stay away from food that include high Read more
  • Snacks That Promote Oral Health - Part 1
    Our patients are often asking for new methods to enhance their oral health. A great strategy to sustain a bright and healthy smile is by making overall health and well-being Read more
  • Osteoporosis and Dental Wellness - Part 2
    An additional concern is periodontitis which is a persistent problem which impairs your gums as well as your bones. This particular infection damages the bone and connective tissue in charge Read more
  • Osteoporosis and Dental Wellness - Part 1
    Not everyone knows that bone is active living tissue that can serves a number of purposes. It is not just the structural groundwork for to human bodies, but bones additionally Read more
  • Gingivitis versus Periodontitis. What's the Distinction?
    The following is a limited summary for those who are confused about gingivitis and periodontal disease. Inside a healthy mouth, your teeth are kept in place by gums, bone as well Read more
  • Periodontitis and Gum Recession
    Normally, just the enamel of the tooth is exposed, but amid gum tissue recession, the tissue encompassing the tooth is eroded, exposing the dentin that makes up the root of Read more
  • The Connections Between Cardiovascular Disease and Periodontal Disease
    Recent information in the media have pointed out the correlations between heart disease and periodontitis. While more studies are needed to show how they may be linked, the likely connection Read more
  • What is Crown Lengthening?
    A common procedure Dr. Sazima performs for his patients is crown lengthening. Crown lengthening is an oral surgery that removes excess gum tissue and bone around the upper teeth in Read more

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