Periodontal Treatment

Treating gum disease is essential for maintaining optimal oral health.

Here at Artisan Dental, we understand the importance of prompt and effective periodontal treatment. Our Dental Hygienists will work with you individually to find the safest and most comfortable way to eliminate gum disease.

Initial Gum Treatment

In its earliest stages, gum disease can often be treated with regular dental hygiene visits to our office. In most cases, a visit to our office for a professional cleaning coupled with a more rigorous at-home routine will take care of this form of gum disease.

Additional Treatment Options for Gum Disease

Undiagnosed and untreated gum disease can advance to a more serious infection and subsequent health issues. When faced with a decreased immune system response, more aggressive forms of oral bacteria or underlying health conditions a more advanced form of treatment may be necessary.

In addition to traditional scaling and root planning, our dental hygienists may utilize soft-tissue laser therapy or perioprotect trays for the treatment of advanced gum disease. Both of these therapies minimize the need for surgery and antibiotics in a comfortable way.

Soft-tissue laser therapy offers a number of advantages over older, more invasive treatments including:

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