Gum Disease Treatment
Protect Your Health With Specialized Gum Disease Treatment
Scaling and Root Planing Therapy
With this non-surgical gum disease treatment, we use special instruments to rid the root surfaces of plaque, tartar and bacterial accumulation. The goal of scaling and root planing gum disease treatment is to provide a smooth root surface to which gum tissue can reattach, reduce pocket depths and improve gum health.
LANAP® Laser Gum Disease Treatment
The LANAP protocol uses targeted laser technology to eliminate bacteria and infection from beneath the gum line. This advanced gum disease treatment also stimulates the body’s natural healing response and encourages regeneration of bone in the jaw.
This traditional approach to gum disease treatment addresses areas of infection deep below the gum line. Our doctors gently retract the gums in affected areas, gaining open access to remove plaque and tartar deposits as well as smooth defects in the bone caused by bacterial toxins. Gum tissues are then sutured in place to begin the healing phase of care.
The key to maintaining a healthy mouth following gum disease treatment, periodontal maintenance programs include thorough cleanings, exams and management of bacteria. Periodontal maintenance visits occur every three to four months, and replace regular hygiene cleanings. We may alternate these visits between our team and your general dentist when your gum disease treatment is complete.