What is periodontics? What is a periodontist?
Periodontics is the study, diagnosis and treatment of gum disease, and associated complications such as gum recession and tooth loss. Periodontists are dentists who focus on restoring the health of the gums for to protect the integrity of the oral health. Periodontists provide treatments tailored especially to treat gums affected by periodontal disease (gum disease).
Gum disease, a bacterial infection of the gums, is one of the most common dental health concerns, and a leading cause of gum recession and tooth loss.
Plano, TX periodontist, Dr. Bradley Dean, offers patients comprehensive and personalized periodontal therapy treatments in the comfort of his state of the art dentist office. Dr. Dean offers procedures that remove harmful bacteria, as well as full-service dental implant procedures for patients missing teeth.
Periodontal Therapy Treatments
Gum disease is progressive, and treatment will be determined based on how damage your teeth and gums are. Dr. Dean offers surgical and nonsurgical periodontal therapy treatments:
- Soft Tissue Grafting
- Esthetic Crown Lengthening
- Functional Crown Lengthening
- Guided Tissue & Bone Regeneration
- Tooth Extractions
- Sinus Augmentation
- Ridge Augmentation
Implant Dentistry for Periodontal Symptoms
Dr. Dean tailors each patients treatment plan to their specific oral health concerns. For many patients, multiple procedures may be required to restore the full health and function to the smile. Many patients with gum disease experience tooth loss and implant dentistry may be required. Dr. Dean offers multiple implant procedures including:
- Dental Implant Solutions
- Dental Implant Surgery
- Cosmetic Dental Implants
- Emergency Dental Implants
- Fixed Crown & Bridge
- Implant Dentures
- All on Four
Treating Gum Disease
Regular dental checkups can allow for early diagnosis and conservative treatment of gum disease. Preventative dental care and oral hygiene are the best ways to prevent tooth loss and gum recession. If your gums are swelling, bleeding, red, or tender, contact our Plano, TX periodontist office immediately. call our office, or schedule your consultation online.