is an inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and bone supporting the teeth.
Left untreated, gum disease leads to tooth loss and has been associated with more severe health issues
such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke and impotence.
A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in and has received extensive training in the
prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease and in the placement of dental implants.
Periodontists are experts in the treatment of oral inflammation.
Treating periodontal disease starts by visiting our office so we can assess your condition and put a strategy together.
There are several treatment options, each designed to eliminate plaque, inflammation and infection from the roots and gum.
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body
Over 60 million people, half of the adult population, have periodontitis.
Addressing your oral health can have a beneficial effect on your health and your quality of life.
The first step starts with you: