Fixing Receding Gums with Pinhole Surgery: How Does it Work?

Are you curious about the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ (PST) for receding gums? Find out more in this article. Dr. Bret Dyer of Fort Bend Periodontics and Implantology is a renowned periodontist in Sugar Land, TX offering this minimally invasive surgical technique. Receding gums: What you should know Receding gums is a widespread dental issue affecting … Continued

Foods For Healthy Gums & Teeth

When it comes to having healthy teeth and gums we’ve all heard the importance of brushing, flossing and regular visits to your dentist. Your diet plays an enormous role in your oral health as well. Through chewing and swallowing your mouth is the first stop in the digestive process, breaking food down and absorbing key … Continued

Dental Implants As A Part of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental implants are one of the most popular services and products in the world of cosmetic dentistry. They are constructed of teeth-like materials that are attached permanently to the gums to act as replacement for missing teeth. Dental implants are similar to dentures, but are different in that they are permanently fixed into your gums … Continued

Clenching and What You Can Do About It

It’s normal to clench or grind your teeth every once in a while. But if the clenching becomes a habit it can lead to serious damage.  Habitual teeth clenching can lead to serious oral health issues, including receding gums, cavities, and enamel loss. If teeth clenching is left untreated, it can also cause your teeth … Continued

3D Guided Surgery For Placing Dental Implants

A Pain-Free Alternative To Traditional Dental Implant Surgery  Historically dental implants were placed by a surgeon which involved the fitting and sewing of the surgical wound. While the outcome of this surgery is beneficial, restoring your smile and improving oral health, it also came with pain and swelling during the recovery period, sometimes up to … Continued

These Oral Diseases Can Affect Your Entire Body

Bad breath and toothaches aren’t the only reasons you should take care of your teeth and gums. Your oral health is also linked directly to your overall health. Research has linked gum disease, such as periodontitis, to other health conditions, including: heart and kidney disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, and even cancer. While the research has … Continued

A Simpler Solution For Snoring

Dr. Bret Dyer talks about snoring and some lesser known solutions. A Simpler Solution To Snoring Do you suffer from snoring? CPAP’s are not the only solution! Dr Dyer and the team at Fort Bend Periodontics and Implantology offer an alternative that can eliminate snoring with a non invasive device.  An estimated 90 million Americans … Continued

Your Options With Teeth Restoration

Dr. Bret Dyer talks about teeth restoration and the options available to you. If your teeth are suffering from bone loss, decay, or a fracture – dental implants aren’t your only option. Before making the decision with your periodontist understand alternatives to dental implants and the opportunity to possibly keep your original teeth.  Regenerative Procedures … Continued

Links Between Periodontitis and Heart Disease

Have you ever wondered if periodontitis and heart disease are linked.? It should come as no surprise that our oral health and overall health are connected. Recently doctors have found a relationship between gum disease and heart disease. Gum disease, or periodontitis, is an inflammation of the gums that can lead to gum erosion and … Continued

Three Signs Of Periodontitis

Caring for our teeth is an important aspect of caring caring for our overall health. Poor brushing habits can leave us vulnerable to infections and pain. Flossing and brushing before and after bed plays an important role in our oral health, as well as regular visits to your dentists for routine checkups and cleaning.  What … Continued

Learn More About Dr. Dyer’s Office and His Wonderful Staff

The team at Fort Bend Periodontics and Implantology want to welcome you to our dental office in Sugar Land, Texas. Here, we provide modern dentistry that focuses on improving the health and appearance of your gums, replacing missing teeth with dental implants, and helping you live a headache-free lifestyle. We are proud to offer a … Continued

Laser Gum Treatment for Periodontal Infections

Severe gum disease, also known as periodontitis, is an infection of the tissue and bone that hold your teeth in place, and can eventually lead to tooth loss. The condition largely affects adults in their 30’s and 40’s, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NICDR), and is usually caused by: Poor … Continued

Some Tips and Tricks to Maintain Dental Hygiene

Brushing your teeth twice a day doesn’t guarantee you’re giving your mouth all the attention it needs. Poor dental hygiene can lead to gum recession and a higher risk of gum disease. Proper brushing techniques and ensuring you have the right tools can make sure you have all of your bases covered when pursuing a … Continued

An Introduction to Dr. Bret Dyer and His Practice

Periodontists are specialized dentists who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gum diseases and the placement of tooth implants. Choosing the right periodontist to help you with your oral health is a big decision. Dr Dyer and his team at Fort Bend Periodontics and Implantology have decades of experience serving Sugar Land and … Continued

What You Need to Know About the Pinhole Surgical Technique

This procedure is performed by making a small hole with a needle in the gum tissue. Using specially designed instruments, the gum tissue is loosened and guided over the receded part of the tooth. Since there is no incision or suturing, patients can expect minimal post-operative symptoms (pain, swelling and bleeding). Most patients also are pleasantly surprised by … Continued

What Are Dental Implants?

 Dental Implants Dental implants are metal posts that band with the jaw bone beneath your gums. A dental implant acts as an anchor for a crown, bridge, or denture. While dental implants require surgery, they are an excellent long term solution for replacing teeth. There are several advantages of dental implants from improved appearance and … Continued

Signs You May Need To See A Periodontist

According to the American Dental Association, more than 47% of people over the age of 30 are likely to suffer from some form of gum disease*. Gums that are swollen or bleeding can begin to recess and may even lead to tooth loss. While a family dentist can help with some symptoms of gum disease, … Continued
Fort Bend Periodontics & Implantology

Fort Bend Periodontics & Implantology