Gum Treatment Service
At Cusp Dental, we are dedicated to helping our patients achieve and maintain optimal gum health. Our gum treatment service is designed to address gum disease and help restore your gum health, so you can enjoy a beautiful, healthy smile for years to come.
What is Gum Treatment?
Gum treatment, also known as periodontal therapy, is a type of dental treatment that focuses on the health of the gums and surrounding tissues. Gum disease is a common condition that occurs when plaque and tartar buildup along the gumline, leading to inflammation and infection. Our gum treatment service is designed to address gum disease and help improve your gum health.
Our Approach to Gum Treatment:
At Cusp Dental, we take a personalized approach to gum treatment, tailoring our techniques and technology to meet the unique needs of each patient. We use the latest techniques and technology, including scaling and root planing, to address gum disease and help you achieve and maintain optimal gum health.
Periodontal Flap Surgery:
Periodontal flap surgery is a type of gum treatment that is used to address advanced cases of gum disease. This procedure involves the lifting of gum tissue to access the roots of the teeth, and the removal of plaque and tartar buildup. After the cleaning, the gum tissue is repositioned and secured in place, and the gums are allowed to heal. Periodontal flap surgery is typically performed under local anesthesia and may require one or more follow-up appointments for monitoring and maintenance.
Benefits of Our Gum Treatment:
Our gum treatment service offers a range of benefits, including:
- Improved gum health and reduced risk of gum disease
- Enhanced appearance of the gums
- Improved overall oral health
- Reduced sensitivity and discomfort
Aftercare and Maintenance:
After your gum treatment appointment, it is important to follow the aftercare instructions provided by our team. This may include instructions for maintaining good oral hygiene, avoiding certain foods or activities, and scheduling regular follow-up appointments. Ongoing maintenance is important for maintaining optimal gum health, and we will work with you to develop a personalized maintenance plan that meets your need
Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment:
If you’re ready to take the first step towards improving your gum health, we encourage you to contact us to schedule an appointment. You can call us at 931-045-8015 or fill out the appointment request form on our website. Our team is here to answer any questions you may have and help you achieve and maintain optimal gum health.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are common gum issues that may require treatment?
Common gum issues include gingivitis, periodontitis, gum recession, and gum infections. These conditions can lead to gum bleeding, swelling, and discomfort.
What is gum scaling and root planing?
Gum scaling and root planing are deep cleaning procedures to remove plaque and tartar buildup from below the gumline. They are often used to treat and manage gum disease.
Is gum treatment painful?
Gum treatments are typically performed under local anesthesia to minimize discomfort. Some post-procedure soreness may occur but can be managed with over-the-counter pain relief.
How can I prevent gum issues?
Regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups are essential for gum health. Avoiding tobacco and maintaining a balanced diet can also help prevent gum problems.
Can gum treatments improve the appearance of my smile?
Yes, treating gum issues can enhance the appearance of your smile by restoring healthy gum tissue and reducing gum recession.