Periodontitis, or commonly known as gum disease, is linked to over 50 systemic diseases and conditions. Periodontal disease is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gum tissue, periodontal infection below the gum line and a presence of disease-causing bacteria in the oral region. Halting the progression of periodontal disease and maintaining excellent standards of oral hygiene will not only reduce the risk of gum disease and bone loss, but also reduce the chances of developing other serious illnesses.
Oral Plastic Surgery
Technically, a dental implant is an artificial tooth root that’s placed into your jaw to hold a prosthetic tooth or bridge. However, when most people use the term “dental implants,” they’re talking about the combination of the implant (the artificial tooth root) and the prosthetic tooth. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost one or more teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason and who prefer not to wear dentures...Continue reading
With sedation dentistry we provide you with a comfortable and anxiety-free experience. It involves the use of oral, inhalation, or intravenous medications to help you relax during dental procedures. This approach is particularly beneficial for individuals who have a fear of the dentist or have a low pain threshold. With sedation dentistry, patients can undergo necessary dental treatments without feeling stressed or uneasy. The medications used can range from light to moderate, depending on the level of anxiety and the complexity of the procedure. This technique allows our patients to feel more at ease and enables us to work efficiently. By offering sedation dentistry, we can ensure that you receive the oral care you need while maintaining your comfort and well-being.
Oral plastic surgery encompasses specialized dental procedures to help restore lost gum and bone tissue around tooth roots, reshape unsightly gum tissue, regenerate lost bone due to trauma or periodontal diseases, and cosmetically enhance a site in preparation for dental implant placement. Oral plastic surgery helps to protect the exposed roots of the teeth, reduce tooth sensitivity, and improve the overall appearance of your smile.