Pearls for Patients

If you are interested in learning more about our craft, Dr. Michael Sonick and our team have selected a list of reading recommendations from our journals and textbooks. We invite you to delve into the intricacies of dental implants and oral health by reading through what we have to offer. Feel free to contact Fairfield County Implants and Periodontics, LLC at 203-254-2006 today if you have additional questions for our dentists about our reading selections for dental care in Fairfield, Connecticut.

 

The Smile Book

Dr Michael Sonick and Dr Rui “Ray” Ma
 
The Smile Book

 

The Gum Grafting Book

Dr Michael Sonick and Dr Rui “Ray” Ma
 
The Gum Grafting Book

 

The Book of the Esthetic Dental Implant

Dr Michael Sonick and Dr Rui “Ray” Ma
 
The Book of the Esthetic Dental Implant

10 Astonishing Facts About Gum Diseases

Dr Michael Sonick and Dr Rui “Ray” Ma
10 facts that you need to learn about gum disease

 

Keys to Dental Implant Success

Dr Michael Sonick and Dr Rui “Ray” Ma
All the information that you need on a single page

 

Solving the Wrong Problem

Our country and, especially our state, are in the midst of an opioid crisis. This will not be news to you. The crisis has been stoked by big pharma in the quest for limitless profits, and by doctors (and dentists) who have prescribed narcotics like candy.

The Pillars of Dental, Periodontal and Implant Health

A list with vital information to take care of your teeth, gums and new dental implants

 

Toss the Floss

Decades if research and experience with decay and periodontal disease can be summarized in four words: no plaque, no disease….please floss!

 

Inflamation and Periodontal Disease

Scientists hypothesize that the chronic inflammatory response mechanism may be the reason behind the periodontal-systemic health link. Many of the diseases associated with periodontal disease are also considered to be systemic inflammatory disorders, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney disease and even certain forms of cancer, suggesting that chronic inflammation itself may be the basis for the connection.

Relationship Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Most people think of gum disease, or periodontal disease, as in infection localized to the oral cavity with tissue destruction confined to the mouth. However, mounting research over the last 20 years provides evidence that pathways of inflammation link oral infections, such as periodontal disease, to whole body damage.