slider

Treatment of Periodontal Disease

Mamaroneck Periodontist and Dentist

Periodontal disease cannot be fully cured at this time. However, there are a variety of treatment options available. To recommend your particular treatment plan, we will start by employing conservative treatments based on your current stage of periodontal disease. We will follow up with you regularly during treatment to determine whether to continue with your current plan, advance to more aggressive treatment options, or shift into the maintenance care phase of treatment.

Conservative treatment for periodontal disease includes several options:

  • Deep cleaning or planing to remove plaque and calculus from your teeth
  • Prescription mouth rinse to chemically treat the bacterial infection
  • Over-the-counter fluoride treatment to help prevent tooth decay
  • Certain toothpastes may assist in disrupting bacteria in the mouth

More aggressive therapy includes surgical options, such as:

  • Pocket reduction to reduce the depth of gum pockets
  • Bone grafting or bone regeneration to help restore lost bone tissue
  • Gum grafting to make thinning gums more resistant to infection or to cover exposed teeth roots

Once periodontal disease treatment has successfully completed, we will shift your treatment to a maintenance care stage to ensure the disease does not recur or progress further.

Read Our Mamaroneck Dental News

Periodontist and dentist in Mamaroneck, NY

Dentist Mamaroneck

Men: Here’s What You Need to Know About Keeping Your Mouth Healthy | Mamaroneck Periodontist

August 1st 2022

Men, dental examinations and treatment are important for you, too. Did you know according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), by age 72 men lose an average of 5 teeth? That number jumps to 12 if you are also...

Dentist 10543

Health Link: Oral Hygiene and Heart Disease | Dentist in 10543

July 15th 2022

The human body is a network of interconnected systems and organs. Unfortunately, issues that impact one particular area of your body can also affect the health and function of other areas. Recently, studies found by our 10543 dentist have highlighted...

Dentist in 10543

The Truth About Dental Anxiety | 10543 Dentist

July 1st 2022

Is anxiety or nervousness preventing you from visiting our team? Dental treatments should not be a cause of stress. If you worry about pain, embarrassment, or loss or control during a dental examination, we want you to know two very...