Periodontal Disease Treatment
Periodontal disease is a serious infectious, inflammatory, and contagious disease; if you haven’t been to the dentist in years, your gums bleed, or you have bad breath, you might be suffering from it and require speedy and effective treatment. This disease is caused by bacteria amassing on the tooth surface above and below the gum line. As a result, gum tissue and bone is destroyed and tooth loss can occur. Additionally, if the bacteria enters the bloodstream, it can infect any major organ and your overall health can greatly suffer. But do not take our word for it: watch our video on the latest research linking cardiovascular disease to periodontal disease. It is important to create a personalized treatment plan that can exterminate this disease and rid you of this harmful bacteria. Depending on the severity of the disease, the following procedures may be part of this plan:
Depending on the severity of the disease and your personal dental health, the following procedures may be part of this plan:
1. Eliminating tartar and plaque below the gum - also known as scaling and root planning.
2. Detoxifying the root surfaces where the disease occurs with laser and antibiotic treatment.
3. Flushing out the pockets to allow for healthy reattachment of the gums to the root surfaces.
4. Periodontal Maintenance.
5. Instruction on how to take care of your teeth at home through brushing and flossing.
We are committed to work with you to restore your oral health and lower your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, as well as decrease the severity of coronary artery disease.