Our most common Periodontal Procedures are:
Scaling -therapy to remove plaque, stain, and calculus (tartar) from tooth surfaces that are below the gumline.
Root Planing - therapy to debride and smooth the root surfaces of teeth exposed by advancing periodontal diease.
Oral Hygiene Instruction - individualized instruction in the use of periodontal aides and medicaments to help in the treatment of periodontal (gum) disease.
Site-Specific Antibiotic Therapy - therapy to treat isolated periodontal infections at their source.
Corrective Periodontal Surgery - surgical correction of existing defects to facilitate easier maintenence of the peiodontal (gum) tissues. This procedure usually involves collaberation with the Periodontist.