Periodontal Services

Gum treatments are often necessary to stop the progression of periodontal (gum) disease. Your hygienist will work with you to form a treatment plan to help eliminate the causes, instruct you in proper hygiene techniques and monitor your health during and after treatment. A thorough cleansing of the tissues will be done using a local anesthetic for maximum comfort. Our hygenists have had extensive training by some of the best professionals in the nation in the treatment of periodontal disease including the use of specialized instruments, ultrasonics, piezo instrumentation, laser, and placement of localized antibiotics to optimize healing. DNA tests are available to identify the exact types of bacteria leading to specific targeted regimens. With the advances in gum care and regular maintenance, you can prevent further destruction of the gum and supporting bone to maintain a healthy mouth for a lifetime.