Gum Disease Treatment

Gum (Periodontal) Treatment implies treatment of gum diseases which vary in degree and severity. For every gum disease or infection, there is a specific dental procedure. The treatment for periodontal problems ranges from cleaning of teeth and gums, by root planning, the surgery on gums so that the teeth roots and bone can be cleaned, the grafting of gum to cover exposed roots, the reshaping of the gums to help them be more healthy, the prescribing of medicines (Arestin) for the gums and bone, the teaching of how to take care of teeth and gums by brushing, flossing, water picking, using mouth rinses, and the discussing of diet and harmful habits. To learn more about gum disease, click on the link below:

Cleaned tooth results in healthy gum
Bacterial (tartar) build up, causing bone and gum loss
Bacterial (tartar) were removed