Mary Ann Hanlon, DDS, MS
Practice Limited to Periodontics


Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about periodontal disease and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

Click on a question below to see the answer.

Q: How can a periodontist help my smile?

Q: What are the most common signs/symptoms of periodontal disease?

Q: What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: Can my gum disease affect other areas of my body?

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?


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