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  • Periodontal disease; I have what?!
    Our team from Jeannie Chung, DDS, MS, Inc. Specialist in Periodontics understands the diagnosis of periodontal disease can be scary and confusing, but the good news in most cases Read more
  • How Often Should You Have Your Teeth Cleaned?
    That’s a good question! But first, we’re going to do that roundabout thing where we consider other questions before circling back to our original topic. Trust us, we’ll get there! Why Read more
  • The Start of Valentine’s Day
    Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day, has been said to originate with a Catholic priest named Valentine several thousand year ago. Valentine defied the emperor at the time Read more
  • What is gingivitis, and how can I treat it?
    Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease that results when bacteria in your mouth cause inflammation in your gums. This is a common condition, and you can treat it Read more
  • What is a water pick and do I need one?
    Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and Read more
  • What is non-surgical periodontal treatment?
    Gum disease is about much more than pesky bleeding gums – it's a serious and progressive condition that, over time, can result in tooth loss, which in turn can have Read more
  • How do I pick the right toothpaste for my needs?
    With so many toothpastes available in so many price ranges, it can be difficult to be sure you are selecting the right one for your needs. You need a product Read more
  • Foods can Wreak Havoc on Your Enamel
    It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your Read more
  • What exactly is periodontal disease?
    Periodontal disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. Our team at Jeannie Chung, DDS, MS, Inc. Specialist in Periodontics wants you to know Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Jeannie Chung, DDS, MS, Inc. Specialist in Periodontics included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and Read more
  • The Stages of Gum Disease
    Taking care of your gums is one of the best ways to protect your smile. But sometimes, we treat our gums like an afterthought when it comes to dental care. Read more
  • The Consequences of Sports and Energy Drinks
    They’re refreshing and tasty. They’re easy to find and pretty cheap. They help us get through a long day or a long workout. They’re everywhere. We know it’s hard to say Read more
  • Persistent Bad Breath? It Could Be Time to Talk to Your Periodontist
    Part of presenting our best faces to the world is making sure our smiles are bright and our breath is fresh. Sure, we’ve all been embarrassed by an occasional pungent Read more
  • Oral Diseases and How You Can Avoid Them
    While modern dental science has made remarkable advances in treating oral diseases, prevention is always better than cure. To keep our mouth, gums, and teeth their healthiest, there are some Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Jeannie Chung, DDS, MS, Inc. Specialist in Periodontics we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might Read more
  • Restoring Your Smile and Dental Health with Bone Grafting
    For those of our patients who suffer from periodontal (gum) disease or those who have experienced moderate to severe tooth bone loss, the doctor may suggest you undergo a procedure Read more