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Services

Gingival / Gum Grafting

Gum grafting is the corrective procedure that restores the gum to its natural, healthy state. Using soft gum tissue from the roof of the mouth, the receded gums are grafted. The goal of the graft is to cover exposed tooth and root surfaces. This grafting encourages...

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Periodontal Surgery

Periodontitis has a profoundly destructive effect on the gums. As more and more bacteria and plaque builds up causing irreversible damage and gums to stretch and form deep pockets around teeth. There are special techniques that can take care of this loose inflamed gum...

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Arestin

Fight infection right where it starts. ARESTINĀ® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg is an effective antibiotic treatment that comes in powder form. This powder is placed inside infected selected periodontal pockets just after the dental professional...

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Perio Protect Trays

Historically, advanced gum disease has been treated almost exclusively with surgery. Unfortunately, surgery removes gum tissue, which leads to tooth sensitivity. And surgery often invites bacteria back into the newly created wounds as they heal. And while surgery is...

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Scaling and Root Planing

First some gross stuff and then the good news: plaque and tartar provide an environment which allows bacteria to thrive and multiply. The bacteria cause the gums to become inflamed and bleed. The condition becomes more noticeable when you brush your teeth or sometimes...

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Periodontal (Gum) Disease

You may have heard about gum disease, also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease. Maybe a dental professional or hygienist recently told you that you have this infection. But do you really know the difference between periodontal disease and other types of...

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Mouth Guards

Mouth guards are an essential piece of equipment in contact sports. They should be worn by athletes of all ages who participate in sports such as: Football Hockey Lacrosse Wrestling Basketball Baseball/Softball Soccer any sport where contact is a possibility. Wearing...

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Sealants

Sealants can be applied on older patients too but we strongly recommend sealants for patients aged 5 and up to protect against tooth decay and cavities on the back teeth (molars). These are the teeth that are most vulnerable to cavities and decay because they are used...

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Retreatment of root canals

With proper care, most teeth that have had endodontic (root canal) treatment can last as long as other natural teeth. Occasionally, the tooth becomes painful or diseased months or even years after successful treatment. This is when a tooth that has received endodontic...

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Painless Root Canal

Let me start with saying that we like to avoid root canals as much as we can! Minimally invasive dentistry is our goal with every patient and procedure. However, at times, a root canal is one of not so many options that is left for a badly decayed, traumatized or...

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