Category: Periodontal Disease

How Lasers Fight Bacteria That Cause Periodontal Disease

As bacteria build up at our gum line, we become vulnerable to gingivitis, the initial stage of a periodontal infection. Over time, harmful microbes that start to move beneath our gum line can accumulate and do more harm to our gums, eventually leading to a more advanced infection, or periodontal disease. Letting periodontal disease go… Read more »

Including Laser Gum Grafting In Your Periodontal Treatments

As your Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontist works out how to take care of your smile, they can look into addressing any changes that may have impacted your gum line over time. Recession often affects people who have issues with gum disease. When this becomes an issue, it can affect a person’s confidence in their smile,… Read more »

Should You Look Into Laser Periodontal Treatment?

Is your trouble with periodontal disease serious enough to call for a trip to see a periodontist about treatment? While gingivitis is something that you can fight with effective preventive care and a visit to your general dentist, periodontal disease can do more harm to your well-being, and it can be more difficult to address…. Read more »

Can I Still Schedule Treatment For Periodontal Disease?

People have made a great number of adjustments in their routines and habits to reduce their risk for exposure to coronavirus and prioritize their safety. To make sure that our patients are able to safely access and enjoy periodontal services, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal office has changed our office policies and implemented new technology… Read more »

Your Experience During And After Laser Periodontal Treatment

With laser technology, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice is able to address difficult issues with gum disease more precisely, and in a way that reduces patient discomfort. As part of treatment for advanced periodontal problems, treatment to both remove infected tissues and directly fight bacteria can be recommended. We have access to both LANAP… Read more »

When Gum Disease Grows Serious Enough For Laser Treatment

Gum disease is a problem that can grow worse with time. Gingivitis can be dealt with before long-term complications arise. At regular dental exams, and through your daily oral hygiene routine, you can fight the bacteria that begin to accumulate below your periodontal tissues and affect your well-being. Unfortunately, if these issues are not dealt… Read more »

Removing Periodontal Bacteria With Laser Tools

Fighting oral bacteria on a daily basis will protect you against the movement of harmful microbes below your gum line. When those bacteria do make their way down to the roots of your teeth, they cause troubling infections that can ultimately affect your appearance and general health in ways that can surprise you. For example,… Read more »

Enjoying Laser Periodontal Services In A Safe Environment

Having access to periodontal services in a safe environment, one that effectively manages potential infection risks, can give you important support against the effects of periodontal disease. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice has taken care to ensure that we can provide care while protecting patients and team members from coronavirus infection. In order to… Read more »

What Laser Technology Does To Change Periodontal Care

When you experience problems with periodontal disease, a lack of proper care can leave you vulnerable to serious problems. Your infection can pose a serious threat to your smile, as bacteria will attack tissues that hold teeth in place and cause them to become loose. You also need to worry about the potential spread of… Read more »

How Laser Periodontal Treatment Makes Your Recovery Easier

The right tools can make an important job easier to manage. When it comes to treatments that affect your periodontal health, the use of lasers can have benefits for patients during and after their care. During treatment, laser technology can minimize changes to your periodontal tissues by making more precise cuts, limiting tissue damage, and… Read more »