By Pasadena Dental Implants
August 12, 2014
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: gum disease  
gum diseaseDid you know that about half of adults in America have gum disease? That statistic is downright frightening. In fact, you might currently be dealing with this disease and feeling a bit nervous about how to handle it. We understand how you feel. Any diagnosis can be stressful; however, you have options! While a lot depends on your overall health and the stage of your gum disease, one thing is certain—there is a periodontal disease treatment in Pasadena that is just right for you! We lay out your options right here so you can choose the one that works best for you and your health.
 
 
 
The Non-Surgical Route
 
There are some patients that won’t even need to consider surgery. That’s great news! Instead we’ll be offering you Pasadena gum disease treatment in the form of a professional cleaning combined with scaling and root planing.
 
 
 
We know you probably do a stellar job at home of brushing twice a day and flossing; however, despite all valiant efforts, there are still some spots that you just can’t get. Plus, with our professional tools, we know exactly how to get into every nook and cranny and remove all that pesky bacteria. We often recommend getting this deep-down cleaning more than twice a year to make sure we keep those toxins at bay.
 
 
 
Scaling and root planing might sound a lot like a landscaping project, and in some ways it actually is. We remove plaque and tartar from the gum line and we also smooth down the rough spots on a tooth root to create a beautiful and healthier smile. This also removes bacteria and helps the gums reattach to the teeth. This is an easy, nonsurgical procedure in Pasadena that will help keep your gum disease under control.
 
 
 
The Surgical Route
 
There are several Pasadena oral surgery options out there, and we’ll be happy to help you decide which one is best for your dental needs. Some surgical options include flap surgery, bone grafts, guided tissue regeneration, bone surgery and soft tissue grafts. For some patients, nonsurgical treatments are often all that is needed to treat gum disease. However, if the tissue around your teeth is unhealthy and nonsurgical options just aren’t cutting it, oral surgery in Pasadena might help get your periodontal disease under control.
 
 
 
Dental Implants
 
Maybe you didn’t realize you had gum disease until after some serious dental issues took hold. Losing teeth can certainly be scary! However, there are ways to get your smile back. No need to fret, dental implants in Pasadena are here to help! As long as we have your gum disease under control we can implant an artificial tooth and give you a complete, beautiful smile. Even if you’ve experienced bone loss, our amazing technology allows us to offer bone-grating techniques, which regenerates the jawbone, allowing us to offer just about anyone the opportunity to replace a missing tooth.
 
 
 
Whether you’ve been battling gum disease for a while or you just recently received the diagnosis, there are gum disease treatments in Pasadena that can get you back on track to wonderful oral health. Call us today at (626) 796-1241 to set up a consultation. We want to get your smile back in tip-top shape!

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Pasadena, CA Periodontist
Pasadena Dental Implants
175 S. El Molino, Suite 4
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 796-1241

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