Soft Tissue Management ProgramMiami, FL
Good oral hygiene promotes overall health. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection affecting the gums and bone that support your teeth. Periodontitis, also known as gum disease, typically begins as an inflammation of the gums (gingivitis). When not controlled or managed, this later progresses to the more destructive phases of periodontitis.
Affecting more than 80% of adults in the United States population, periodontal disease may not present with any noticeable symptoms. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults today.
Symptoms of periodontal disease include, but are not limited to:
Our soft tissue management program designs a unique plan for treating patients at all stages of health-from stable periodontal health to advanced periodontitis. Features of this plan may include:
While dentists will often do everything possible to save a tooth no matter the age of the patient, there are some situations where tooth extraction is necessary. When it comes to removing teeth, there are two different types of extractions a dentist or oral surgeon can use depending on the reason for removal: Simple extraction…