Makeover Your Smile for the Summer

Spring has sprung, and summer is hot on its heels! Not to mention all the events including wedding and engagements. Now is the time to consider a smile makeover before summer begins. Your smile is one of the first things people notice, and you'll be wanting to show it off... Read more »

What You Can Treat With Laser Periodontal Therapy: Part Two

Laser periodontal therapy (LPT) can not only treat your gum disease but treat cold/canker sores and speed up teeth whitening! Besides directly treating gum disease, LPT can be used for many other treatments and fixes as indicated by the FDA. These include the following: - Frenum removal (frenectomy, frenotomy): Removes... Read more »

Consider Laser Technology to Treat Your Gum Disease: Part One

Looking for a modern and advanced treatment to help address gum problems? Then you will want to see Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists for the latest innovative technology to help treat your smile. Here at the Palm Desert Center for Advanced Periodontics, Cosmetic, Sedation and Implant Dentistry, we... Read more »

Linking Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

We just discussed the link between heart disease, stroke and periodontal disease, so it may be obvious that gum disease can also be a cause of diabetes. Studies have reported this oral problem as the sixth complication of diabetes. The accumulation of bacteria that builds into plaque which progresses into... Read more »

Connecting the Dots Between Heart Disease, Stroke and Periodontal Disease

Have you recently been to the doctor due to heart-related issues? Or maybe you recently had a stroke? It may be difficult to pinpoint the actual cause, but one problem that may be the reason is periodontal disease. The relation between oral health and overall health has been examined more... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry is the Answer to Your Fears

Whether it's a general fear of being in a dental office or the idea of a surgical procedure, you can rest assured Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists will help make you feel as comfortable as possible so you can receive the treatment you need for a better smile.... Read more »

March on With a Brighter Smile Using Cosmetic Dentistry

It may only be March, but for some, they can already hear the June wedding bells ringing. Whether you are attending a wedding, getting ready for your next summer vacation or meeting for a school reunion, you will want your smile to stand out among the crowd. Cosmetic dentistry is... Read more »

Suffer No More From Dental Anxiety With Sedation Dentistry!

Don’t put off dental work any longer! You may be embarrassed by the fact that you are scared or you may experience anxiety at the thought of seeing your dentist, but you'd be surprised at how many people feel dental anxiety. Between 20 and 30% of Americans experience some type... Read more »

Periodontal Cosmetic Treatments Can Change Your Smile!

Smiling is an everyday occurrence for most people, and most want to have their best smile on display. When your teeth look great, you want to smile, and when you smile, other people smile! Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists can help you transform your smile through the use... Read more »

Periodontal Disease Signs and What Treatments to Consider

Periodontal (gum) disease is an inflammatory disease that can worsen without treatment and even damage the gums to the extent it affects your entire mouth. It is known as the " silent killer" since it is typically a painless infection that can cause heart attacks and strokes. When your oral... Read more »