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Periodontists are dentistry's experts in treating periodontal disease. They receive up to three additional years of specialized training in periodontal disease treatment in both non-surgical treatments and periodontal plastic surgery procedures. Periodontists are also experts in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal, or disease, and in the placement of dental implants.


Below, we take a look at some of the most common periodontal treatments and procedures

  • Non-surgical Periodontal Treatment

  • Scaling and Root Planing

  • Periodontics‘ Tray Delivery Systems

  • Dental Implants

  • Regeneration

  • Soft Tissue Grafting

  • Gingivectomy

Reasons to See a Periodontist

Your general dentist may be able to treat some gum problems. But if you have gum disease that’s getting worse, a complex case, or the risk of tooth loss, your dentist will refer you to a periodontist. If you notice any of these common gum disease signs and symptoms, make an appointment with your dentist to see if you should visit a periodontist. 

  • Swollen or puffy gums

  • Gums that bleed easily 

  • Bad Breath

  • Painful chewing

  • Receding gum line

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