Portfolio Category: Periodontal Disease

Deep Cleaning

What is a Deep Cleaning? To treat periodontal disease, we suggest getting a deep cleaning. Our dentist will help remove the plaque and calculus that have built up since your last visit. Because these cleanings are extensive, it may be necessary to numb the area before starting on the treatment. There are four quadrants in the...
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Laser Therapy

Laser Therapy With advancing technology, we are continually finding more effective and thorough ways to do dental treatments. One of the newer advances is the use of laser therapy to treat periodontal disease (gum disease). How does it treats gum disease? Periodontal disease is caused by the collection of plaque, tartar, bacteria, and food debris along the gum...
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Introduction to Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (also known as gum disease) is an infection of the gum and bone that holds teeth in place. They often are painless and you may not be aware that you have a problem until your gums and the supporting bone are seriously damaged. The good news is that periodontal disease often can be...
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