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Restore Your Gums to a Healthier, More Natural State with Osseous Surgery

Gum disease starts quietly and invisibly, but can lead to very serious and noticeable consequences if left untreated. Excess plaque and bacteria around the gum line cause irritation. This irritation can result in the gums pulling away from the teeth. When the gums pull away, they leave pockets between the gums and teeth which become […]

New Year’s Day Around the World

New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated on January 1st of each year. Customs and celebrations vary by country, religion, and even individual desires. Whether celebrated quietly or with gusto, the day brings the start of new opportunities for those that observe […]

Can surgery help my periodontal disease?

If Dr. K Cavallari and our team have tried several different treatments without success such as antimicrobial therapy, tooth scaling, or root planing, but have been unsuccessful in curing or even stabilizing your periodontal disease, then surgery is most likely the next step. Dr. K Cavallari will recommend surgery for the following three reasons: Stop […]

Periodontal Disease in Adolescents

Dr. K Cavallari and our team at Dr. Kenneth J Cavallari, DDS know that periodontal disease isn’t something exclusive to adults. It can affect adolescents as well. Gingivitis, which is a milder form of periodontitis, is a form of periodontal disease, and a warning that more serious problems may arise. Untreated gingivitis can develop into […]

Pregnancy and Oral Care

Pregnancy involves a lot of alterations in your health. Dr. Kenneth J Cavallari, DDS is here to help you understand the oral health aspects of your pregnancy. As you may already know, your body becomes more susceptible to bacterial complications. In terms of oral health, you may be at a higher risk for gingivitis and […]

Five Reasons for Your Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis, is probably not a matter of life or death. But it can make you feel self-conscious and have a negative impact on your life. The majority of people suffering from bad breath are dealing with oral bacterial. However, there are other causes of this embarrassing problem. Learning more can help you […]

Thanksgiving

At Dr. Kenneth J Cavallari, DDS, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! Dr. K Cavallari would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Virginia Beach, VA area to the national level! When Americans sit down to dinner on the last Thursday of November, the day that Abraham Lincoln […]

What do I do if I fall and loosen my teeth?

Although teeth are strong enough to tear through food, they are also fragile. An accident such as a fall may loosen teeth or knock a tooth out entirely. When a child loses a baby tooth in this manner, no permanent damage is usually done. However, adults who loosen permanent teeth may need to visit our […]

Happy Gums, Happy Heart!

Medical doctors and dental health professionals, like Dr. K Cavallari, have debated over the connection (or lack thereof) between gum disease and heart disease. While there still is no unanimous consensus on whether there is a link – or the extent to any link there may be – several studies offer some interesting insight into […]

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us at Dr. Kenneth J Cavallari, DDS to remind our patients that the way you care for your teeth at home doesn’t just affect your oral […]