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Bleeding gums are a sign of inflammation, which is usually caused by a bacterial infection. Initially this process can be reversed, but if bleeding, inflamed gums turns to periodontitis (loss of bone), the situation typically is not reversible.

Periodontal & Implant Associates recently introduced a new technology to our office that has been a game changer. No longer do we need to use impression material—that goopy stuff we put in trays and sticks in your mouth for a few minutes, which makes you want to gag. Now, we use a very small digital wand that captures all the same information in a digital file.