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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

Should I Only Chew Sugar-Free Gum?

We’ve heard time and time again that sugar, from sticky candies to syrupy sodas, is no good for our teeth. But what about when it comes to gum? Read our blog post for details on the benefits of sugar-free gum.

Benefits of Dental Implants

If you’re thinking about getting dental implants, you’re not alone. Three million people in the United States already have implants, and that number that is growing by about 500,000 each year. Read our blog post for a brief summary of dental implants and their many benefits.

How to Fix a “Gummy Smile”

A smile is a sign of confidence. But when you have gums so large that they overpower your smile, it can be embarrassing to show it off. Read our blog post for the solution to fixing a gummy smile. Contact our team for a consultation!

What Is the Pinhole Surgical Technique?

Our office is proud to be one of the few periodontists in Texas who uses the Pinhole® Surgical Technique (PST) to treat gum recession, a common issue facing many patients. Read our blog post to find out more.

What Type of Floss Is Best?

Check out our blog post to help you decide if you should buy traditional string floss, floss picks, or a water flosser. Daily flossing will contribute to superb oral health. Contact us for help improving your oral hygiene routine, or to schedule your next dental checkup!
Fort Bend Periodontics & Implantology

Fort Bend Periodontics & Implantology