What is Periodontal Therapy?
Patients with gum disease can benefit from routine periodontal therapy. Periodontal disease is a long-term chronic degenerative disease. Because the understanding of periodontal disease has improved dramatically, treatment methods have been changing. Today the treatment of choice takes into account both local factors and systemic risk factors, and treats causes, not just effects. The goal is to help patients achieve optimal long-term periodontal health and maximize their resistance to periodontal infection.
Why is Periodontal Therapy needed?
Periodontitis has been associated with multiple systemic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes, respiratory infections, among others. For this reason, effective periodontal therapy is essential in maintaining a healthy mouth. We offer treatment options tailored to your specific needs.
What makes you a candidate for Periodontal Therapy?
Periodontal therapy is specific to individuals who have either gingivitis or gum disease. Our treatment options are effective at treating both mild as well as moderate and advanced gum disease. We will examine your teeth and gums to check for signs of gum disease. If detected, we'll create a personalized treatment schedule for applying perio therapy.
What can you expect with Periodontal Therapy?
During the periodontal evaluation we will collect an abundance of information for customized your treatment plan. The data we collect may include clinical evidence, microbiological tests, cultures and sensitivity tests, diet pattern analysis, and potentially even recommend medical evaluation and systemic tests. This information will help us achieve the most favorable outcome in your care.
If you need perio therapy and want to learn more about your options, call us today and we can help to answer any of your questions regarding treatment.