Dr. Josh Kleinman, Periodontist, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Josh Kleinman

Dr. Josh Kleinman

Periodontist
Vancouver, BC
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Treatment of Periodontal Disease

If you're diagnosed with periodontal disease, your periodontist may recommend periodontal surgery. Periodontal surgery is necessary when your periodontist determines that the tissue around your teeth is unhealthy and cannot be repaired with non-surgical treatment. Following are types of surgical treatments most commonly prescribed:

    * Pocket Depth Reduction
    * Regeneration
    * Crown Lengthening
    * Soft Tissue Grafts
    * Ridge Augmentation      
    * Non Surgical Procedures

Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means "around the tooth." Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth.

Periodontal disease can affect one tooth or many teeth. It begins when the bacteria in plaque (the sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth) causes the gums to become inflamed. In the mildest form of the disease, gingivitis, the gums redden, swell and bleed easily. There is usually little or no discomfort. Gingivitis is often caused by inadequate oral hygiene. Gingivitis is reversible with professional treatment and good oral home care.


 

( Dr. Josh Kleinman, Periodontist, Vancouver, BC ) is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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