Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal maintenance is typically recommended for individuals who have undergone periodontal treatment, such as scaling and root planing (deep cleaning) or periodontal surgery. The goal of periodontal maintenance is to prevent the recurrence or progression of gum disease by controlling bacterial growth and maintaining the health of the gum tissues.

How Periodontal Maintenance Combats Gum Disease

Our periodontal maintenance services are designed to address the unique requirements of patients with gum disease. We offer a range of treatments and procedures that aid in sustaining healthy gums. Depending on your condition and needs, our doctors may recommend one or more of the following:

Thorough Dental Cleanings: Our skilled dental hygienists perform thorough cleanings, focusing on removing plaque, tartar, and bacteria from above and below the gumline.

Scaling and Root Planing: This deep cleaning procedure involves meticulously removing plaque and tartar from the tooth surfaces, including the roots, to eliminate bacterial infection and promote gum healing.

Periodontal Pocket Evaluation: Regular monitoring of the spaces between the gums and teeth allows us to track the progress of gum health and adjust the treatment plan accordingly.

Oral Health Education: We provide personalized guidance on proper oral hygiene techniques to ensure you can maintain optimal oral health at home.

The Importance of Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal maintenance is crucial for patients with gum disease as it offers several key benefits, such as: