Have Dental Anxiety? Try Dental Sedation for A Better Experience

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 09/19/2021

Dental sedation can help to keep you relaxed and calm both before and after your dental procedure.

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Gum Tissue Covering Your Teeth? Consider A Gingivectomy

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 09/10/2021

A gingivectomy can simply and safely remove excess gum tissue, fixing a “gummy smile” while stimulating natural oral regenerative processes.

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When is Gum Grafting Necessary?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 08/26/2021

Periodontal treatment in Worcester can improve your oral health. Learn the details of gum grafting from an experienced periodontist at our clinic.

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Why Are My Gums Receding?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 08/21/2021

Receding gums can make your teeth seem exposed or elongated. Learn how periodontal treatment in Worcester can stop gum disease and prevent recession.

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How Many Scaling and Root Planing Treatments Do You Need?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 08/15/2021

Scaling and root planing can remove harmful plaque and bacteria from the gums. Learn how many SRP treatments are needed for excellent oral health.

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Is A Deep Cleaning The Same As Scaling and Root Planing?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 08/06/2021

Bleeding gums and bad breath are known signs of gum disease. Learn why scaling and root planing are recommended for patients with periodontal disease.

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Why Your Gums Bleed When Brushing Teeth

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 07/30/2021

Do you notice bleeding gums when brushing your teeth? Learn how to improve your periodontal health when meeting with a periodontist in Worcester.

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Can Periodontal Disease Cause Tooth Loss in Adults?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 07/19/2021

Advanced periodontal disease can cause tooth loss when left untreated. Learn information about gum disease treatment and prevention at our clinic.

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Do You Need A Dental Implant For Every Missing Tooth?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 07/13/2021

Dental implants can restore missing teeth and make you feel more confident. Learn about our tooth replacement options like advanced All-on-4 implants.

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Can Gum Disease Affect Your General Health?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 07/09/2021

Untreated gum disease can lead to critical health conditions like heart disease. Improve your periodontal health by meeting with a periodontist today.

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Is Your Bad Breath a Sign of Gum Disease?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 06/27/2021

Chronic bad breath may be a symptom of periodontal disease. Learn how we address bad breath with periodontal treatments like scaling and root planing.

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Tips For Periodontal Treatment Recovery

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 06/22/2021

Periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss when not treated by a periodontist. Learn how to recover from surgery by meeting with a member of our team.

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Is Periodontal Disease Reversible?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 06/14/2021

Periodontal disease can cause bleeding and swollen gums. Learn how gingivitis and gum disease can be prevented with help from a trusted periodontist.

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Can a Periodontist Place Your Dental Implants?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 06/08/2021

Are you looking for a missing teeth solution? An experienced periodontist can place dental implants to improve the health and condition of your smile.

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What To Look For In A Periodontist Near Me

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 05/28/2021

Gum disease treatment is necessary for protecting your teeth and gums. Learn how to choose the right periodontist for keeping your mouth healthy.

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What Happens If Gum Disease Goes Untreated?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 05/21/2021

Symptoms of gum disease range from red and swollen gums to tooth loss. Learn about the long-term risk of gum disease by meeting with a periodontist.

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Tips For Keeping Your Gums Healthy At Home

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 05/14/2021

Brushing your teeth and using mouthwash are both great ways to prevent problems like gum disease. Learn how to improve your periodontal health here.

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Top Reasons Dental Implants Are a Great Investment

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 05/07/2021

Dental implants are a wonderful missing teeth solution for patients. Discover how dental implants improve your overall appearance and oral health.

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Is Scaling and Root Planing Effective for Periodontal Disease?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 04/30/2021

Scaling and root planing is recommended for patients with red or bleeding gums. Read how we perform nonsurgical gum disease treatment at our office.

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How Is A Periodontist Different Than A Dentist?

Dr. Akram E. Rafla | 04/27/2021

While dentists specialize in dental care, a periodontist offers options for periodontal treatment. Learn the difference between these two fields here.

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