Carefully Removing Bacteria And Diseased Gums

If you have unresolved issues with periodontal disease, the impact it has on your health can go beyond your mouth. Problems with bacteria that gather and move through your bloodstream can affect other areas, affecting your risk for heart disease and other issues. You can also have a more difficult time managing any other conditions you currently deal with. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can recommend services that help you bring a potentially severe infection under control. One option is to undergo laser periodontal treatment. During this procedure, we use lasers to carefully remove diseased gums and the bacteria on the roots of teeth. This gives you a chance to heal and restore healthy tissues, and it will also provide a measure of control for the spread of harmful microbes. (more…)

Using Sedation During Periodontal Services

How comfortable do you feel when you are in the dentist’s chair? While many people have no problem with a routine visit, they may be less eager to go in for treatment to address a problem. For some individuals, even a regular preventive appointment can be stressful. Dental anxiety is a real issue, one that should be taken seriously. Unfortunately, it is an issue that can actually lead to more dental trouble. If you put off appointments to address oral health issues, even when you feel that something is wrong, you can make yourself vulnerable to complications that lead to more trouble and require more care! Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help if you feel uneasy about an appointment. Dental sedation helps patients stay calm and comfortable, even when they go in for treatments that are longer and more involved. (more…)

Preparing For A Dental Implant Placement

Tooth loss is one of many consequences people face when they have poor periodontal health. Losing just one tooth can negatively affect your well-being, and it can also create significant problems with your appearance. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can work with you to help you regain your complete smile. By placing a dental implant, we can provide stability for a permanent restoration, one that can improve your appearance and give you back your natural bite function. Because we provide advanced periodontal services, we can also take on problems with poor health that have stopped you from moving forward with the restoration of your smile. (more…)

Diagnosing And Treating Periodontal Disease

The first step in treating periodontal disease is determining what condition your gums are currently in, and seeing what kind of services might be right for you. If it is not managed at all, a problem with periodontal disease can become serious. In time, gingivitis can lead to problems with an advanced infection that include tissue damage, problems with your general health, and tooth loss. Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontist relies on advanced imaging technology that lets us evaluate you and determine if you require more advanced treatment, or if preventive services are still beneficial. (more…)

Combating Gum Disease With Ozone Therapy

It is important that you take problems with gum disease seriously. In time, an infection can take a serious toll on your well-being. In addition to interfering with your ability to manage your general health, the problem can cause tissue damage that leads to tooth loss. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can provide different services that help patients manage periodontal problems, even when those problems have become serious. One option we provide is a holistic treatment that uses oxygen to eliminate harmful microbes without disturbing the bacteria that contribute to your mouth’s healthy ecosystem.

Reasons To Worry About Periodontal Disease

When gingivitis is addressed in a timely manner, you can avoid potential complications that can affect your periodontal health and general well-being. Unfortunately, not everyone receives treatment in time, and that can lead to worrying complications. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can help you manage problems with periodontal disease. After a diagnostic review, we can see what kind of support you require. In addition to supportive services to prevent complications, we can offer more involved care, including lasers to fight bacteria and remove diseased tissues. When problems are caught in time, we can also provide preventive services to help you avoid more serious problems.

When Gingivitis Goes Untreated

Are you putting your oral health at risk without realizing it? If you do not take signs of poor periodontal health seriously, you can leave yourself open to a worsening infection that will become difficult to treat, one that can raise your risk for tooth loss and even interfere with your management of your general well-being. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is ready to help patients deal with periodontal disease, but we can also provide preventive services that keep gingivitis from worsening. Timely intervention can help you maintain healthy gums and avoid long-term complications that can require more involved services. (more…)

Recovering From Periodontal Tissue Damage

The tissue damage that a person suffers because of periodontal disease should not be taken lightly. The more time you go without treatment for an infection, the more likely you are to have complications that include tissue damage. Fortunately, you do have access to reliable care that can both prevent future complications from an infection and address harm that has already occurred. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we provide many beneficial services, including platelet rich plasma therapy. This service encourages faster tissue recovery, which can help your respond in a natural way to the harm that has already occurred. (more…)

Adding Perio Protect To Your Routine

Through the right daily behaviors, you can preserve your oral health, and you can avoid problems that negatively affect the way you look. One thing to keep in mind is that your periodontal health can impact your appearance and well-being in ways that may surprise you. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA practice, we can provide you with Perio Protect as a resource for protecting your gums. Used as part of your routine to prevent or control problems with your periodontal health, Perio Protect can give you a means of directly targeting bacteria affecting your tissues. (more…)

Using Lasers To Fight Advanced Gum Disease

When you brush and floss, you can protect yourself against periodontal problems, and you can even fight the bacteria that are responsible for gingivitis. However, it is more difficult for you to effectively fight problems with your gums when you struggle with periodontal disease. When an advanced infection becomes a concern, the support of a professional can be valuable. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can help you understand your condition better, and we can provide advanced treatment to control it. One way we fight infection is through laser periodontal treatment, services that use laser technology to more conservatively tend to your gums. (more…)