Patient Education

Online Dental Education Library

Our highly skilled team of dentists, hygienists, and support staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental conditions and available treatments. Please note that not every treatment described in this library is available at our office; should one of these treatments be required we will direct you to a qualified, trusted specialist.

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Periodontal (Gum) Disease
... Treatment Options All periodontal therapy starts with the evaluation of your oral hygiene techniques and instruction for improving them, followed by the mechanical removal of plaque and any calcified deposits (tartar or calculus) that are present on the root surfaces...

Professional Teeth Cleanings
...Read Article Dental Cleanings Using Ultrasonic Scalers Rapidly changing technology has revolutionized periodontal therapy with the integration of power scaling techniques resulting in improved clinical outcomes, patient comfort, and reduced time and physical demands on clinicians...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... Related Article Dental Cleanings Using Ultrasonic Scalers Rapidly changing technology has revolutionized periodontal therapy with the integration of power scaling techniques resulting in improved clinical outcomes, patient comfort, and reduced time and physical demands on clinicians...

Blood Pressure Medications & Your Gums
... While gum tissue overgrowth may seem a daunting problem, experience has shown that it can be successfully controlled by initial periodontal therapy, good at-home care, and frequent follow-up visits...

Professional Teeth Cleanings
...Read Article Dental Cleanings Using Ultrasonic Scalers Rapidly changing technology has revolutionized periodontal therapy with the integration of power scaling techniques resulting in improved clinical outcomes, patient comfort, and reduced time and physical demands on clinicians...

Periodontal Therapy
...When signs of trouble become apparent, periodontal therapy may be suggested...