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Non Surgical Periodontal Care

 

Sometimes we don’t realize that even the healthiest and the most attractive smiles can be at risk. Today, over 85% of the general public suffers some form of periodontal (gum) disease. The most common symptoms of gum disease are bleeding of the gums when brushing, flossing or eating hard foods. Puffiness or tenderness of the gums is also common as well as bleeding, halitosis, and loose-feeling teeth.

Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss. When gum disease is left untreated it eventually begins to destroy the bone that holds teeth, eventually causing tooth loss. Good oral hygiene is a must but brushing and flossing alone won’t help once the disease begins to progress. Timely diagnosis and treatment of gum disease by visiting our Sarasota practice is crucial. Thanks to the use of lasers for gentle treatment, periodontal therapy is not as unpleasant as it used to be.

In many instances, modern laser therapy can gently remove infected gum tissue as well as tartar from the root surface of the tooth. The procedure itself is virtually painless; many patients undergo laser treatment without any anesthesia at all. Post-procedure discomfort is typically minimal.

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Koval & Koval Dental Associates
2477 Stickney Point Rd 216A
Sarasota, FL 34231
941.923.5406

Contact us

Koval & Koval Dental Associates
2477 Stickney Point Rd #216a
Sarasota, FL 34231

+1 941-923-5406

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Wed 9am - 1pm
Fri 9am - 12pm