Category Archives: Gum Diseases

Potential causes for bleeding gums

Catonsville, MD area patients who are struggling with bleeding gums when they brush or floss may wonder what is causing this problem. Many will find that there are a variety of reasons why the gums may bleed, so visiting a dentist who has the ability to diagnose certain conditions is extremely beneficial. At Baltimore Periodontics,… Read More »

The importance of preventative care

While going to the dentist at  least twice a year might feel like an inconvenience in your busy schedule, it’s is so important to maintain these routine appointments. Many conditions that impact the smile can be prevented entirely with regular monitoring and care. Dr. Ari Moskowitz, a board-certified periodontist in Catonsville, MD, encourages patients to… Read More »

What is periodontal disease?

We’ve been told time and time again to brush and floss our teeth to avoid the development of cavities. However, is this the only reason? Taking good care of the smile can help with a lot of things, especially keeping conditions such as periodontal disease from developing. The team of Baltimore Periodontics, Lasers, and Dental… Read More »

What is the importance of visiting a board certified periodontist?

Just like a traditional dentist, a periodontist completes a four-year undergraduate degree to become a dental professional. When they graduate from an accredited dental school, they receive the title of either DDS or DMD. However, a board-certified periodontist has even more training and significant experience in the area of dental work. In fact, a board-certified… Read More »

Three methods of treating gingivitis and periodontitis to restore the smile’s health

Without proper dental care, patients are putting themselves at risk of a wide range of dental problems, including dental caries (cavities) and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has many stages. Without proper diagnosis and early intervention, this condition can permanent impact the bone, gums, and teeth within the smile. Dr. Ari Moskowitz is a board-certified periodontist… Read More »

Gingivitis | Baltimore Periodontics

What is gingivitis and how is it treated?

Red, swollen gums. Bad breath. Bleeding of the gums when brushing and flossing. If these problems are happening to you, you may be dealing with a condition called gingivitis. What is gingivitis? Catonsville, MD area dentist, Dr. Ari Moskowitz, can provide patients with a proper diagnosis of gingivitis and treatment options. Gingivitis is best described… Read More »


Understanding gingivitis

Taking care of the smile is more than just brushing your teeth. Patients need to work with a dental professional to ensure their smile stays healthy from day one. Brushing, flossing, and routine dental appointments will ensure patients maintain their oral health. Without regular evaluations, patients may be putting themselves at risk of developing periodontal… Read More »

How to Massage Your Gums

Getting a back massage might be the most relaxing thing known to man, but did you know that there are other parts of your body (like your gums) that you should be massaging on a regular basis? If you have gum disease or you just feel like your gums are a little bit sore, regular… Read More »

How to Brush the Gum Disease Away

In a perfect world, we would be able to brush your gum disease away without having to do any extensive procedures, but that’s unfortunately not the case. One thing we tell all of our patients, though, is that you cannot only brush the cavities away, but you can brush the gum disease away as well.… Read More »

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