Periodontal (Gum) Treatments

Periodontal (Gum) Treatments

At Woodbridge Hill Dental Practice, we provide a comprehensive range of gum treatments. If you are experiencing bleeding gums, receding gums, swollen or sensitive gums or bad breath, you should immediately schedule an appointment to screen for gum disease. Our periodontal (gum) treatments include the treatment of conditions like gingivitis and periodontitis.

The main periodontal (Gum)  treatments in our dental practice is carried out by our periodontist  Dr Miguel Garcia. A team of two friendly hygienists will also be involved in treating your conditions.

Bone Grafts & Implants

Periodontal Surgery &

Gummy smile correction

Soft tissue graft &

Receding gums

We Help Patients Maintain their Oral Hygiene

The accumulation of dental plaque and tartar is the most common cause of gum disease. Our team of qualified dentists offers excellent advice on the techniques and methods of oral hygiene after examining your condition. The maintenance of good dental health goes a long way in reducing the amount of deposition on the teeth, thereby preventing gum disease. Also, our experts are qualified in performing some of the most advanced treatment procedures to help prevent the deposition of tartar and plaque.

 

If you need periodontal (gum) treatment

Give us a call or book your first consultation with our periodontist online now. You do not require a referral. The cost for this is £80

Periodontal Treatments Available at Woodbridge Hill Dental Practice

Scaling

A more involved version of the plaque removal performed during a standard teeth cleaning, scaling refers to scraping plaque from the tooth surface. By removing this plaque, our hygienists, dentists and periodontist allows your teeth and gums to recover from the presence of bacteria. Scaling may be done without anaesthesia, as it targets the crown and is not typically painful. If an accumulation of plaque is present on your teeth, local anaesthesia may be helpful.

Root Planing

While scaling is done to the tooth’s crown, root planing aims below the gum line to remove hidden plaque from the tooth root. This root-level plaque is especially insidious and can lead to the formation of gum pockets, gum recession, and even tooth loss. Planing will clean away plaque and tartar, as well as smooth the root surface to make it more difficult for bacteria to adhere.

Antibiotics

When plaque and bacteria have become lodged deeply in the space between teeth and gums, physical removal may not terminate the infection. Antibiotics may be taken or applied to the infected area to heal it and prevent further disease. Tiny antibiotic packets may be placed in periodontal pockets to protect the fragile area and ultimately decrease pocket size.

Periodontal Surgery

After periodontal disease, your gum line may not be the same. Gums will have receded; pockets may gape between teeth and gums; your smile could have changed. In order to return your gums to a preferred state, our expert periodontist offers cosmetic periodontal surgery. “Periodontal surgery” is a general term for treatments that sculpt the gum line. Our ultimate goal is to balance your tooth exposure and gum height so that your smile is aesthetically ideal
We Offer an Extensive Range of Gum Treatments

Woodbridge Hill Dental Practice is reputed for its reliable and reasonably-priced surgical and non-surgical medical care for curing maladies of the gum. Some of the periodontal (gum) treatments that we offer are:

Bone Grafts

This is a surgical procedure which involves the use of fragments of bone or synthetic bone as a substitute for the bone destroyed by gum disease. The grafts help to restore stability to your teeth and promote regrowth of bone.

Guided Tissue Regeneration

This procedure is performed when the bone supporting your teeth has been destroyed. It helps to stimulate gum tissue and bone growth.

Painkillers

Painkillers are administered during the early stages of gum disease. Medication provides relief to patients and also helps in controlling the growth of bacteria.

Gummy smile correction

If your gums have swollen and cover too much tooth surface, our periodontist is able to remove the excess gum and reveal the healthy tooth beneath.

Pocket reduction

After your periodontal disease has healed, you may be left with unsightly pockets that once held accumulated plaque. Dr. Garcia is able to suture those pockets to reduce their size and prevent reinfection of the area.

Soft tissue graft

tissue graft will take tissue from a healthy area of the mouth and connect it to the receding gum line. This not only protects the tooth root, it improves an overly toothy smile.

Before
After

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49A Woodbridge Hill

Guildford, Surrey

01483568584

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Opening Hours

Mon - Sat : 8:30-18:00