If you need to have some type of periodontal surgery, you will want to come to our practice, Elliott Ostro DMD. At our oral surgery New York NY practice you can receive excellent periodontal care from our expert oral surgeon, Dr. Elliott Ostro.
When a patient needs periodontal surgery, it means that they need to have some type of procedure to help fix damage that has occurred to the gum tissues and bone in the mouth. At our practice, patients can receive excellent periodontal surgery to help their gums return to excellent health. When tartar develops on the teeth, it encourages deep pockets to form between the teeth and gums. When this occurs, tartar, plaque, bacteria and food debris all gather in these deep pockets, and the patient develops gum disease. Gum disease is an extremely serious condition as it cannot only cause teeth to loosen and fall out, but it can also cause infection to spread to other parts of the body. The only way periodontal disease can be corrected is with some type of periodontal surgery or treatment. In mild to moderate gum infections, a patient can receive a periodontal scaling and root planing treatment which will remove all infection and materials from the deep pockets between the teeth and gums. This should help the deep pockets to heal. However, if this treatment is not effective, periodontal surgery will be needed to help close up the gaps between the teeth and gums. If periodontal disease progresses to an advanced state, and bone losses occurs, you will most likely need to have periodontal surgery as one of your treatment options. Our expert oral surgeon is able to perform this type of surgery with state-of-the-art techniques and equipment. Our patients also remain perfectly comfortable during treatment due to our use of modern dental anesthesia. Our oral surgery New York NY has been effective in saving a great number of teeth, with poor prognosis, for many years.
For an appointment to meet with our dentist for oral surgery New York NY, contact us today.