Brian Gurinsky, DDS, MS Blog

Placental tissue gum grafts?

The new wave of gum grafts involve using the donated placenta for an anonymous donor.  While the processing is highly regulated and tested to be completely safe, it is a

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Botox or dermal fillers?

Can dentists perform wrinkle erasing (i.e. Botox) and wrinkle filling (i.e. Restylan, Juvaderm, Pearlane, etc.) procedures? The answer is yes. In fact, when I went to my training and certification

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Am I too old for implants?

A common misconception from people is that there is an age limit for dental implants.  The fact is that anyone that is healthy is basically a candidate for implants.  As

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Gummy Smile?

Have you ever noticed that some people have a very “gummy” smile?  Most people don’t know that this can be corrected, often times with a short procedure that actually reduces

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What is Arestin and why do I need it?

Because of the growing understanding of the role of periodontal disease in other systemic health problems, systemic antibiotics as an adjunct to mechanical instrumentation is becoming increasingly popular.  The fact

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