Periodontal Therapy and Surgery in Yonkers & Bronxville, NY
Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a serious dental issue as it negatively impacts your oral health and can cause other complications to develop. At the office of Dr. John A. Bobinski, DDS, our Bronxville dental team provides periodontal therapy to maintain patients’ smiles and reverse the effects the disease can cause on teeth and supporting dental structures.
Dr. Bobinski takes a personable approach when administering dental care as his priorities are not only to provide comfort but ensure his patients feel reassured as well.
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Symptoms of Gum Disease
Gum disease is typically classified as gingivitis or periodontitis. Gingivitis, the milder form of the disease, is common throughout the United States. Periodontitis occurs when gingivitis is left untreated. While the first stages of gum disease are easily reversible with simple treatment, once the disease has progressed, the issue now requires a more thorough solution. Our Bronxville dentist will consult with you and examine your smile for any of the following symptoms associated with gum disease:
- Inflamed and Red Gums
- Bleeding Gums
- Receding Gum Line
- Periodontal Pockets
- Loose Teeth
If you begin to notice symptoms such as swollen or bleeding gums, the disease is still easily reversible with an effective dental care routine and a professional deep cleaning by Dr. Bobinski. Good oral hygiene, a well-balanced diet, and attending your regular checkups reduce the risk of developing periodontal disease.
Treating Gums Disease at the office of Dr. John A. Bobinski, DDS
When a patient comes to our practice, our Bronxville dentist thoroughly examines their smile to understand and properly diagnose their dental needs. When periodontal disease is found, our dental team creates a treatment plan specifically designed to help each patient achieve optimal oral health.
One of our gentle hygienists will meticulously performs scaling and root planing in an attempt to eliminate the built-up plaque, tartar, and bacteria while reducing periodontal pockets. If more extensive care is needed, a dental laser may be used to conservatively remove the compromised soft tissues. Gingival antibiotics may also be prescribed to reduce the depth of the periodontal pockets found.
Dr. Bobinski may ask for patients suffering from advanced gum disease to come back to our practice in four months. This is so our Bronxville dentist can monitor progress and move treatment forward based on your oral health. Our goal is to ensure your smile is at its best, and our team does everything we can to get it there.
The office of Dr. John A. Bobinski, DDS, in Bronxville treats patients with gum disease by providing periodontal therapy and surgeries. Dr. Bobinski and his team take pride in helping patients achieve optimal oral health. For more information on periodontal treatment in Bronxville, call Dr. Bobinski today!