Periodontal Disease Treatment
If it has been years since you visited the dentist, your gums bleed, or you get bad breath, you might have a serious infectious, contagious, inflammatory disease that requires effective treatment. Periodontal disease is the result of bacteria collecting on the surfaces of the teeth as well as above and below the gum line. The disease destroys gums and bone and is the main cause of adult tooth loss. The harm from this disease also extends beyond the mouth, as the bacteria travels to the bloodstream from the mouth, which allows it to infect any major organ. Watch the video below on the research that has linked cardiovascular disease to periodontal disease. We can create an individualized treatment plan to fight the infection and eliminate the infection of the gums and root surfaces.
Depending on the disease severity, the following procedures might be required:
1. Scaling and root planning – the elimination of tartar and plaque below the gum.
2. Detoxification of root surfaces where the disease is occurring through antibiotic and laser treatment.
3. Flushing out of the pockets to allow for healthy gum reattachment to root surfaces.
4. Periodontal Maintenance.
5. Instruction on proper brushing and flossing.
We are dedicated to working with you to restore your oral health and lower your risk of having a heart attack, stroke, and severe coronary artery disease.