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Graduate Periodontics Clinic

Services Offered

Treatment provided in the Graduate Periodontics Clinic is aimed at helping patients keep their natural teeth in health and comfort. Additionally, all treatments to do with the placement of dental implants for missing teeth are also provided. Some of our services offered include:

  • IV/Oral/Nitrous Oxide Sedation (to relieve anxiety)
  • Non-Surgical Treatment (deep cleansing)
  • Traditional Periodontal Surgery (to treat pockets to help save teeth)
  • Regenerative Periodontal Surgery (bone grafting around teeth to help save them)
  • Esthetic Crown Lengthening (making short teeth longer for a better smile)
  • Crown Lengthening (making the tooth longer to allow for placement of a crown)
  • Periodontal Plastic Surgery (gum grafting)
  • 3D Cone-bean CT imaging
  • Dental implants
  • Ridge Augmentation (bone grafts to allow the placement of dental implants)
  • Periodontal Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics (surgery to allow for faster orthodontic treatment)
  • Laser Treatment for gum disease

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What is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who specialized in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. A periodontist has completed 2-3 additional years of advanced training after completing dental school. Periodontists often treat more problematic periodontal cases, such as those with severe gum disease or a complex medical history.

Dental Implants

A dental implant is an artifical tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason.

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

The ideal candidate for a dental implant is in good general and oral health. Adequate bone in your jaw is needed to support the implant, and the best candidates have healthy gum tissues that are free of periodontal disease. 

During the first visit, the periodontist usually reviews the patient's complete medical and dental histories. It is extremely important for the periodontist to know if any medications are being taken or if the patient is being treated for any condition that can affect periodontal care, such as heart disease, diabetes, or pregnancy.

Last Published: Sep 25, 2018