Periodontics (Makes Gums Healthy)
The health of your gums relates to your overall health. Recent studies have linked gum disease with cardiovascular disease, stroke, pregnancy complications, and type 2 diabetes. Our periodontist specializes in healing diseased gums, so that you can enjoy an all-around better quality of life.
What is Periodontics (makes gums healthy)?
Periodontics (makes gums healthy) is the study of the soft tissues, namely the gums, in the oral cavity. A periodontist is someone who has received two additional years of specialized training after dental school. Our periodontist continues to take courses in the latest technology and methods for effective, comfortable periodontal treatment.
What does periodontal treatment involve?
If we find any signs of gum disease, we will recommend periodontal therapies that suit your unique needs. Some patients only require more frequent professional cleanings, while others may need more intensive therapy. Our periodontics (makes gums healthy) services include:
Scaling – to remove tartar from below the gum line
Root Planing – to smooth rough surfaces where bacteria attaches
Arestin – antibiotics to battle infection
Surgery – advanced cases may require gum surgery
To learn more about the harmful effects of gum disease, click here.
Call Preferred Dental Care today to reserve your periodontal evaluation with our periodontist. You’ll never regret choosing us! We proudly serve the Flushing, Queens, Fresh Meadows, College Point, and Whitestone communities with state-of-the-art amenities and top-quality dental treatments.
Call Preferred Dental Care today to experience the difference a well-trained, caring dentist can make in your life. You'll never regret choosing us! Preferred Dental Care serves the following locations: Bayside, Little Neck, Fresh Meadows, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Woodhaven, College Point, and Whitestone with state-of-the-art amenities and top-quality dental treatments.