What Treatments are used for Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a bacterial infection that affects your gums. The disease comes in two major forms: gingivitis (non-serious form) and periodontitis (the serious form). Depending on severity, our dentist in Los Angeles will utilize various surgical and non-surgical treatments for the condition.

Non-Surgical Treatments

Scaling and root planing

This is careful cleaning of the tooth surface to remove plaque and tartar that has accumulated over time to remove the bacterial toxin causing the condition.

Tray delivery Systems

Custom-fit trays are made from teeth impressions. You can then use the trays at home to deliver medication prescribed by out dentist.

Surgical Treatments

Gum Graft

Our dentist repairs your tooth roots to prevent additional loss of the bone and tissue.

Regenerative Procedures

The dentist uses bone grafts and tissue-stimulating proteins to regenerate lost tissue.

Dental Implants

These are ideal for the advanced stage where our dentist replaces a single tooth or multiple teeth lost due to gum disease.

Periodontal Pocket Reduction

These are spaces that develop due to periodontitis. The expert in periodontal treatments in Los Angeles folds back the gum tissue, removes bacteria, and secures it in place.

Our dentist will use a procedure depending on the severity of the condition and your oral health status.

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