Gum disease can be painful and uncomfortable, but treating it doesn't have to be. The Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®) is a minimally-invasive form of laser gum disease surgery that does not harm healthy tissue.
Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique in Palm Beach, Florida is a breakthrough treatment for gum recession.
Pocket Reduction Surgery is utilized to return the space between the gum and bone (around teeth) to a healthy distance.
Bone Grafting is traditionally used in conjunction with pocket-reduction surgery. Bone regeneration procedures involve utilization of bone materials (powders) that come in a variety of forms including donor and synthetic.
Over the tooth's root surface is a layer of bone that is covered by a layer of gum tissue. Due to a number of factors such as gum inflammation, excessively thin gum tissue, tooth positioning that stretches the gum tissue, and very rough tooth brushing, gum loss can occur.
In the past, periodontal procedures had the reputation for leaving a very unaesthetic appearance. Today, we are able to offer cutting-edge periodontal - plastic surgery procedures that can help reshape one's smile and improve the tissues' appearance around the teeth.
Extraction or tooth removal is performed for a number of reasons. Prior to tooth removal, it is important to determine if and how it will be replaced. In some situations, preservation of the remaining bone around the extracted teeth is indicated.
Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains their ability to eat virtually anything and can smile with confidence, knowing that their teeth appear natural and facial contours will be preserved.
The maxillary sinuses are behind your cheeks and on top of the upper teeth. Sinuses are like empty bowls with a lining on the bottom. Some of the roots of the natural upper teeth extend up into the maxillary sinuses.
Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is resorbed. This often leaves a condition in which there is poor quality and quantity of bone for cosmetic tooth replacement.
TEETH-IN-AN-HOUR™ is a revolutionary concept providing patients with fully functioning teeth on dental implants in one single procedure that lasts about an hour. This technology was recently developed by Nobel Biocare, and allows for collaboration between both the restorative doctor and the surgeon.
Oral Sedation involves the use of one or multiple medications that provide a relaxing and anti-anxiety effect. The medications are taken prior to the appointment so that you are very comfortable when you arrive for treatment.
Although periodontal treatment does not hurt, many patients have a true fear of going to the dentist. Our practice prides itself on ensuring a positive and pleasant experience for all of our patients.