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Laser Therapy Treatment for Periodontal Disease

A laser is a device that utilizes low light energy to perform work. Laser periodontal therapy is a conservative, nonsurgical treatment recommended by Dr. Wittmus and/or Dr. Calderon for periodontal disease.  Lasers are precise and can target diseased or infected tissues lining the pockets around your teeth while leaving healthy, surrounding tissue unaffected. At the…

Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Have you ever been told that you needed a “deep cleaning?” If so, you may be at risk for periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a disease that affects 47.2% of adults aged 30 and over in the U.S., as reported by the CDC. In fact, over the age of 30,…

Treatment Options for Replacing All of Your Teeth

Implant-supported full bridge or full dentures are a great treatment option if you are looking to replace your lost natural teeth. There are many advantages that dental implants provide over other teeth replacement options, such as conventional dentures. Dental implants not only replace natural teeth and some of the roots, but it also integrates with…

Bone Grafting

Learn About Bone Grafting

Current dental implant treatments can change your life. Implants can restore your appearance, improve nutrition, speech and self esteem. Losing one or more teeth can create a gap in your smile, affect ability to chew altering your diet. Most importantly tooth loss stimulates your body to “melt” your jaw bone away. Without a tooth in…