Archive for October, 2013

If A Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

A surprising number of Americans — some 70% of the U.S. population — is thought to be missing at least one tooth, usually one of the molars in back. But if you can’t see the missing tooth, does it truly matter? Perhaps unexpectedly, the answer is: Yes, it does! The real problem with tooth loss […]

Meet Christina Gordon

Please enjoy this interview with one of our new employees, Christina Gordon. We hope you’ll enjoy getting to know her as much as we have!   How long have you been with Periodontal Associates of North Florida? Since July 2013 What’s your favorite part of working here? The staff! What would be your alternate career […]

Treating Difficult Areas of Periodontal Disease

Dear Doctor, I’ve been having gum treatment for years, but there are teeth in my mouth that are still losing bone support. My periodontist has suggested localized antibiotics in these areas. Is this a good idea? Dear Eric, The goal of any periodontal treatment (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth) is to keep the supporting […]