From dental bone graft procedures to periodontal plastic surgery, periodontists offer a range of procedures aimed at restoring health to oral tissues. Periodontal specialists are experts in providing surgical solutions to conditions affecting the gum tissues and bone surrounding the teeth. Patients suffering from periodontal disease, bone loss, gum recession and a host of other oral conditions can benefit from the skill and expertise of a periodontist.
To restore bone tissue lost to periodontal disease, prolonged tooth loss or oral injury, periodontists may perform one or more of the following surgical procedures:
A dentist or periodontist may recommend one or more of these surgical procedures to restore health to periodontal tissues.
Whether you have periodontal disease requiring osseous surgery or excess gum tissue impacting the appearance of your smile, you may have a need to visit a periodontist for specialized treatment. A consultation and examination with your dentist can determine if you are a candidate for periodontal surgery procedures.
Gum disease is also known as gingivitis or periodontitis and can range in severity depending on the patient. The condition begins when bacteria has a prime environment to grow in the mouth and is never removed or treated. Over time, the gums are eaten away and are no longer able to hold the teeth in […]Read More
Do you need a periodontist? While your general practitioner can perform a variety of dental procedures, some treatments are best reserved for a specialist. A periodontist is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of periodontal tissue and bone. If you have gum disease, for example, or need dental implants, a periodontist is the doctor […]Read More
Periodontal disease is a serious and silent condition that affects millions of people. Without proper treatment, tooth loss and health complications are likely to occur. If you have recently learned you have gum disease, you might find yourself wondering about the LANAP procedure. LANAP is a laser-assisted new attachment procedure that is very effective in treating […]Read More
Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST) is a new procedure in dentistry that treats gum recession, a side effect of gum disease. It’s done without surgery or stitches, making it more comfortable with a quicker recovery time than traditional gum recession treatment. Because multiple teeth can be treated in a single session, PST means less time away […]Read More
Do your teeth appear to be too short? Do your gums extend down over your teeth? Every smile is different and sometimes an imperfection is what makes us unique. However, if you’re embarrassed by the appearance of your mouth, you may keep from smiling altogether. If your smile is gummy, ask your periodontist in Lakeland, […]Read More
If you have missing teeth, you have several options to choose from when it comes to restoring your smile and improving your overall oral health. Dr. Strout of Advanced Periodontics and Implant Surgery specializes in Teeth Xpress® for patients in your predicament. Learn more about them compared to dentures. Improve Your Life and Your Smile While […]Read More
If you have sensitive teeth or dental anxiety due to uncomfortable dental experiences you’ve had in the past, then laser dentistry is for you. Laser dentistry is less invasive, less painful and faster healing than most normal dental procedures. Here at the Gettysburg Dental Associates, Dr. Seidel utilizes the latest in technological advancements to help […]Read More
Periodontal disease can cause a number of problems including tooth loss, tender gums, bright red gum tissue and constant bad breath. If you develop gum disease you need to schedule an appointment at the office of Dr. Bradley Ross in Miami, FL. Our periodontists offer the exceptional laser gum therapy treatment known as LANAP, which is […]Read More
Gum disease begins as the temporary gingivitis and if left untreated can progress to the permanent periodontitis. Frequent visits to the office of periodontist Dr. Steven N. Rice will help prevent the symptoms of gum disease from getting worse with laser gum disease treatment that is effective with minimal pain. Symptoms of Periodontitis Your gums […]Read More
Visiting the dentist regularly is an important part of maintaining your oral health. But sometimes, your gums need a little more help than an ordinary dentist can provide. As a specialist in the treatment and prevention of periodontal disease, a periodontist can help you with a variety of gum-related ailments. At Dr. Kovacs office, you […]Read More