Useful resources

Websites on Periodontal Health

The American Academy of Periodontology has a very informative website on the following topics:

Periodontal Disease
Contains types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible treatments.

Frequently Asked Questions
Offers general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and how periodontal disease affects general health.

Possible Medical Complications
Describes how periodontal disease can adversely affect your general health.

Women & Periodontal Disease 
Contains information to help women avoid periodontal (gum) disease and protect their oral health.

Periodontal Procedures 
Describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.

Websites on Dental Implants

American Academy of Periodontology: Dental Implants

Straumann Dental Implant Education

Nobel Biocare Dental Implant Education

Dear Doctor: Dental Implants

Useful Resources for Bad Breath

Chantix
Chantix is a non-nicotine pill that can help reduce the urge to smoke. For more information please see their website.
http://www.chantix.com/

OxyFresh Fresh Breath System
The OxyFresh Fresh Breath System provides a number of products designed to kill the odor producing bacteria that are the source of bad breath.
http://www.oxydental.com/patient.asp

Timothy M. Hale, D.D.S. Practice Limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants Tel: (281)392-6000 Fax: (281) 392-6811