Can Lasers Really Improve Periodontal Treatment?

If you want to lower your risk for tooth loss, make sure your gums are being properly maintained. The biggest threat to your complete smile is poor periodontal health, which can lead to problems with tissue damage and attachment loss that will result in tooth loss. Problems with your gums can affect you in other ways, as it can raise your risk for general health issues and make ongoing issues harder to manage. For a person who is already struggling with periodontal disease, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help. We can actually offer advanced services, including services that rely on laser tools, to help control serious infections. With lasers, we can more comfortably tend to infected areas and remove both bacteria and unhealthy tissues to encourage proper recovery.

The Importance Of Properly Managing Poor Periodontal Health

If you keep up with good oral hygiene habits, and you regularly see your general dentist, you can protect yourself against the kinds of periodontal problems that require the assistance of a specialist. Unfortunately, once an infection forms and progresses to the point of being difficult to manage, advanced care can be necessary to properly protect you. The good news is that if you have reached this point, you can count on the services of our periodontal practice to fight harmful bacteria and protect you from the more serious consequences of your infection.

What Can Lasers Do To Support Your Gums?

By utilizing laser tools during periodontal work, we can help you with a serious infection by carefully clearing away bacteria on the roots of your teeth, and by removing unhealthy tissues, we encourage healthy tissue growth and recovery to address periodontal pockets and active damage from microbes. Lasers provide more conservative care than manual tools used to provide these services, and they effectively limit bleeding that can occur during treatment. They can even shorten your recovery period while removing the need for sutures!

More Services That Help With Periodontal Disease

There are different approaches that we can take to helping patients who have trouble with periodontal disease. They include holistic treatment options like ozone therapy and PRP therapy, which use oxygen and platelet-rich plasma respectively to help sustain your gums. We can also discuss beginning Supportive Periodontal Maintenance, a replacement for regular dental cleanings that will help you control the spread of periodontal bacteria that cause problems for your well-being.

Talk To Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA Periodontal Practice About Treatment With Laser Technology

Through the use of laser tools, we can make important periodontal services easier for you to undergo. These tools improve the patient experience both during and after treatment, and they can offer meaningful protection against the effects of advanced gum disease. To find out more, please call Dr. Kania’s office in Encinitas/San Diego, CA, at (760) 642-0711.