Jenny Herman, DMD
Barry Biner, DDS
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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?
Feb 09, 2024
You’ve lost a tooth, and you’re looking for the best replacement option. If you want to join the millions who’ve had their teeth successfully replaced with dental implants, there are some rules of thumb.
Bone Grafting — Fighting Back Against Tooth and Bone Loss
Jan 09, 2024
Did you know that when you lose a tooth, the surrounding bone starts to disappear quite rapidly? Through bone grafting, we can not only stop this loss, we can also create a foundation for replacement teeth.
5 Tips to Keep Your Gums Healthy in the New Year and Beyond
Dec 02, 2023
Entering a new year is always a good time to make some healthy changes going forward. While gum health might not be glamorous, if you imagine a world without teeth, it’s an important area to address.
4 Advantages of Laser Therapy
Nov 01, 2023
Your gums can be highly sensitive, which is why we offer laser gum therapy, which is a much better alternative to surgical techniques that cut into these soft tissues. And there are many more benefits.
What We Can Do If a Dental Implant Fails
Oct 02, 2023
One of the reasons why dental implants are so popular is because of their impressive success rates — about 95%. In the unlikely event a dental implant fails, however, we want you to know there is a solution.
4 Benefits of Dental Implants
Sep 01, 2023
Each year in the United States, about 5 million dental implants are placed, helping scores of people to reap the many benefits of these replacement teeth. Here, we review four of those benefits.
Can Gum Recession Be Prevented?
Aug 01, 2023
Either your teeth are getting longer or your gums are shrinking, and you suspect it’s the latter. Gum recession isn’t uncommon, especially as you get older, but is it unavoidable?
What Conditions in Your Mouth Might Benefit From a Biopsy
Jul 01, 2023
When there are unexplained changes in the soft tissues in your mouth, such as an open sore on the inside of your cheek or white spots on your gums, taking a closer look through a biopsy is a good idea.
3 Reasons Why Tooth Replacement Is So Important
Jun 01, 2023
Whether you’re missing one tooth or several teeth, finding a suitable replacement goes far beyond restoring your smile. Here’s a look at three very important reasons why you shouldn’t wait to replace missing teeth.
I Don't Like My Gummy Smile: Can You Help?
May 01, 2023
When you smile, you want your white, bright teeth to take center stage, but your gums are hogging the spotlight. You have what’s called a gummy smile, and we offer a solution for putting the focus back on your teeth.
4 Stages and Signs of Periodontal Disease
Apr 06, 2023
Recognizing the early signs of periodontitis can mean the difference between preserving your teeth and losing them. Here, we review four warning flags that gum disease may be present and how we stop the problem.
When Is Bone Grafting Needed?
Mar 06, 2023
Your teeth — whether natural or prosthetics — rely on strong jawbones for support. When that support just isn’t there, bone grafting is the best way to solve the problem. Here’s a look at when bone grafting makes good sense.
Understanding 3 Types of Gum Biopsies
Feb 22, 2023
One of the most useful tools for diagnosing problems in your gums is a biopsy. Here, we review the three different ways we might conduct this simple procedure.
When Is a Sinus Lift Necessary?
Jan 23, 2023
You’re anxious to restore the missing tooth, or teeth, with a dental implant or implant-supported dentures, but you don’t have enough bone to anchor these superior prosthetics. With a sinus lift, we can add the necessary bone.
Why Dental Implants Are the Superior Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth
Dec 23, 2022
There are many good reasons why five million dental implants are placed each year in the United States. Here, we review those reasons and why implants excel in both form and function.
How We Can Correct a Gummy Smile
Nov 11, 2022
When you smile, you’d prefer that your teeth take center stage and not your gums. If you have a gummy smile, the good news is that we can correct the issues, giving you a smile you’ll be proud to show off.
What’s a Deep Dental Cleaning and Why Would I Need One?
Oct 31, 2022
Gum disease is one of the most prevalent oral health problems in the United States. A deep dental cleaning can help you fend off gum disease and the tooth decay it causes.
Gum Disease Prevention: How to Care for Your Teeth & Gums
Jan 20, 2022
When you meet someone new, your smile is one of the first things they see. A great smile makes you more approachable and can help you establish yourself as a friendly person who gets along well with others.
Implant Dentures: The Benefits of Implant Supported Dentures
Dec 22, 2021
Your smile should be a feature that not only ensures you look your best, but one that improves your quality of life, too. When you need cosmetic dentistry, you'll typically have a few options for treatment to restore the look, feel, and overall...
Teeth In A Day: Everything You Need to Know
Jul 24, 2021
Losing your teeth is not easy and it can greatly affect your self-confidence. Getting dentures is a process that requires removing any remaining teeth, getting oral impressions, placing dental implants to hold the dentures...
Gum Infection Treatment in Baton Rouge, LA: What You Need to Know
Jul 23, 2021
Gum disease, or periodontitis, is a bacterial infection in the mouth that can lead to tooth loss. Tooth loss can happen when you don't get gum infection treatment immediately.
Gum Abscess: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention
Jun 22, 2021
Almost one in two American adults suffer from periodontal disease, one of the causes of a gum abscess. Given the widespread occurrence of this dental problem, we want to share some key information about gum abscesses.
Gum Disease Treatment: Recover from Periodontitis
Jun 18, 2021
Are you worried that you may have gum disease? Gum disease is serious, but if you catch it early on, it's manageable. If you catch it in its earliest stage (gingivitis), you may even be able to reverse the damage.
FAQs About Dental Implants
May 07, 2021
Dental implants are a type of prostheses. They're made up of a small titanium screw or post which is fitted to your jawbone. Atop the implant is usually a single crown.
Pinhole Surgical Technique: Everything You Need to Know
Apr 07, 2021
The Pinhole® Surgical Technique is a gum rejuvenation treatment that was first introduced in 2006(1) by John Chao. D.D.S. and has been used to save millions of teeth throughout the U.S. and beyond.
Dental Implants: Benefits, Treatment, Aftercare
Apr 07, 2021
According to data from the NIH, the average American adult aged 20-64 is missing three permanent teeth, not including their wisdom teeth. Once they reach the 65+ age bracket....
Gum Disease: How to Prevent Gum Infections
Mar 15, 2021
Gum disease can be a major problem, but when it is discovered in the earlier stages, it’s possible to reverse it. As gum disease progresses, infections set in that damage bone and soft tissue.
Gum Disease Treatment: Treating Different Stages of Gum Disease
Feb 11, 2021
A recent study has shown that nearly half of adults have gum disease, which is one of the leading causes of tooth loss. There are different stages of gum disease.
Loose Teeth Treatment: What You Need To Know
Jan 18, 2021
Your teeth are an important aspect of your overall health and your looks in general. You want to have a smile you feel confident about and aren’t shy to show off.
What to Do About a Loose Tooth as an Adult
Dec 10, 2020
As a child, a loose tooth can be a cause for celebration thanks to a visit from the tooth fairy. But when you experience a loose tooth as an adult, it can be a cause for concern.
The Difference Between Implant Dentures And Implant Overdentures
Oct 22, 2020
If you need replacements for lost teeth, implant dentures and implant overdentures could be two possibilities worth considering. This article explores the key differences between the two treatment options as well as the benefits they provide over...
Bleeding Gums Treatment and Prevention
Oct 22, 2020
Bleeding gums can be a sign that you’re brushing your teeth too firmly, but in many cases, spotting blood when you brush is a sign of gum disease.
Dental Implants: Everything You Need to Know About Tooth Implant Treatments
Aug 26, 2020
Around 178 million Americans are missing at least 1 tooth. Not only can a missing tooth have an impact on your self-esteem, but it can make daily activities such as eating and speaking difficult.
Baton Rouge Periodontics & Implants
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Address: 10723 N. Oak Hills Parkway, Building B, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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