Periodontal Therapy for Gum Disease

BY Carolyn Holmes

October 8th, 2019

Periodontitis, or gum disease, is a chronic and progressive infection of the gums that, if allowed to persist, leads to alveolar bone destruction and loss of tissue attachment to the teeth. To treat it, we recommend periodontal therapy, which may include a deep cleaning or scaling and root planning (known as SRP). It is the treatment necessary to stop the disease from spreading and to decrease bacteria in the soft tissue surrounding the teeth.

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Routine Dental Care

September 19th, 2019

This segment is the beginning of a blog series that will help define and explain common dental terms and procedures, such as Periodontal Therapy, Periodontal Maintenance, and many other topics. Check our blog regularly and feel free comment and let us know if you have questions.

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