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Thank you for checking out our blog! Our periodontist in San Diego, Dr. Shivali Gohel  has collected some articles that we hope will provide you with the education and resources that you need to avoid gum disease. 

Take a moment and browse some of our blogs below! Don’t hesitate to contact our friendly staff if you have any topic suggestions or would like to schedule a consultation for your next appointment at our periodontal office in San Diego. 

Dental Crowns

What are the Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns?

A dental crown is a type of dental restoration that places a cap over a tooth or dental implant. Crowns help keep the underlying tooth from breaking apart, and can be used to help fix an area on a tooth that is broken. There are different types of crowns available to patients, and depending on

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How Do I Help with Tooth Pain?

If you think you may have a dental emergency it is important to know what to do to ensure your issue is addressed as soon as possible. Our office provides same day or next day appointments to accommodate our patients that need immediate treatment. One of the most common dental emergencies that patients experience is

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How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

Taking care of your oral and overall health must be a priority. Knowing when you need to call your dentist is important. Practicing good oral hygiene habits help to prevent tooth decay, cavities, and many other issues. Cavities are one of the most common issues patients face, and about 30 percent of Americans have untreated

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Does IV Sedation Lose it’s Efficacy With Repeated Uses

IV Sedation is used in dentistry for patients that suffer from dental anxiety, have a bad gag reflex, or patients that have had a bad dental experience in the past. IV Sedation also helps patients get through very long or complicated dental procedures. In some cases IV Sedation is the best choice to help keep

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What Causes Red Gums to Appear Around One Tooth?

During your oral hygiene routine you may have noticed that the gum area around one of your teeth is swollen. This is not unusual and the swollen gum tissue can be due to a few different causes. If you do notice your gum is swollen or you have any pain around the area, contact our

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Is it Better to Get A Dental Implant or a Bridge?

If you have inflammation in your mouth or gums it may be time to consult with a Periodontist. Gum disease is one of the most common disease patients face today. This condition must be treated promptly to avoid receding gums, or even tooth loss. Attending regular visits to our office can help to prevent gum

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When Should a Person Switch Dentists?

Switching dentists can be a hard decision, but patients need to make a change if they notice things aren’t working out with the current practice. Knowing when to make the move can be hard, but there are some tips you can follow to help you find your new dental office or dental clinic in the

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How Often do Dental Implants Need to Be Replaced?

If you have been recommended for dental implants, you may wonder if they will ever have to be replaced. Implants are a permanent restorative solution for patients seeking that perfect smile. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and last upwards of 25 years if they are cared for properly. At Gums by

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What is the Difference Between Dental Implants & Veneers?

Dental Veneers and Dental Implants both can give patients a beautiful white smile. Deciding what restorative or cosmetic option works best for you depends on the condition of your teeth. Our staff at Gums by Gohel in San Diego, CA provides cosmetic and restorative consultations to all our patients to take a detailed look at your

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The Causes Of Nail Biting And Its Dental Consequences

The Causes Of Nail Biting And Its Dental Consequences

The habit of biting nails affects 45% of children and 10% of adults. It is a harmful habit that usually begins between 4 and 6 years and increases until 11 years. It is important to have knowledge of the causes and negative conditions at the level of oral and general health that this habit entails in order to be aware of the serious problems that can lead to. In this article we will explain the main causes and dental consequences that accompany the habit of nail biting.

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