When plaque and tartar are left on the teeth it provides the right conditions for bacteria to thrive. Bacteria can irritate the gums and cause them to bleed more easily. This is a early sign of the gum disease called gingivitis. Gingivitis is treated by scaling and polishing of the teeth. If

Osseous surgery is a type of surgery that reshapes the bone that holds one or more teeth in place. Osseous surgery is a treatment for the gum disease called periodontitis. People with periodontitis develop holes called defects in the bone around their teeth. Osseous surgery reshapes the bone to get rid of

Standard Dental Cleaning Most patients require a gentle cleaning of the mouth with ultrasonic scaling, a rubber dental wheel, fluoride paste and floss. Standard cleaning are indicated for light plaque and tarter removal. Regular cleanings are essential for oral health and the prevention of gum disease. Routine cleanings for relatively healthy mouths

Periodontal (gum) diseases are serious infections that can lead to tooth loss. Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. The two most common gum diseases are gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal disease. It causes the gums to become