periodontal disease

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Options

Grateful Dental treats gum disease using many non-surgical treatments, including but not limited to deep cleanings, diode lasers, antibacterial mouth rinses and Arestin.  We also recommend an all-natural gel called AO ProVantage Gel by Periosciences. This aqueous gel can be applied after your proper oral hygiene routine.  It is best used following the use of…

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,…