Gum Disease Therapy Q & A
What is gum disease therapy?
Gum disease therapy treats infections of the gum tissue. There are several types of gum disease, but at Blue Palm Dentistry, Dr. Gottardi focuses on two:
What are the types of gum disease therapy?
At Blue Palm Dentistry, Dr. Gottardi offers several types of gum disease therapy, including:
What type of gum disease therapy will benefit me?
To determine the type of gum disease therapy that will most benefit you, Dr. Gottardi conducts an oral exam and asks about your symptoms. Afterward, he takes a series of oral X-rays to determine the severity of the infection and to assess the health of your jaw and alveolar bone.
After gathering the necessary information, Dr. Gottardi develops a custom care plan to align with your needs. That might include scaling and root planing, antibiotic therapy, or a combination of both.
If you’re concerned about periodontal disease, make a gum disease therapy appointment at Blue Palm Dentistry. Call the practice to speak with a member of the support team or click the online booking tool.