Gum Disease

Just Give Me A Prescription and Be Done With It?

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist January 8, 2016     So, your gums are bleeding. You think, “Just give me a prescription and be done with it.” Well, that may treat the immediate symptom of bleeding gums, but it hardly goes to the…

Dental X-Rays Aren’t Everything

   Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS            December 30, 2015   Dental X-rays tell an important story, but they aren’t everything. I use x-rays when I examine my periodontal patients. X-rays show how much jawbone has been damaged, but they can’t tell me whether…

4 Ways to Improve Our Genes

        Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS       December 14, 2015   Current research suggests we are made up of approximately 19,000 genes. They hold the architectural and manufacturing plans that perform all of our body’s functions. Can they malfunction? Can they…