Who Should See a Periodontist for Gum Disease Treatment?

Anyone can see a periodontist for gum disease treatment. A periodontist is a specialist who is trained to successfully treat gum disease, whether moderate or severe, and who knows how to save teeth through eradicating persistent bacteria and rebuilding the affected gum and bone tissue. They also know how to keep your gum disease at bay through skilled ongoing maintenance appointments and home care instruction.

Gum Disease Treatment for Difficult Conditions

If you are a smoker or have a family history of gum disease, poorly controlled diabetes or diseases that affect your immune system, you can be especially helped by Dr. Primm’s advanced periodontal expertise. These types of gum disease cases are more complicated and require an expert periodontist like Dr. Primm to effectively and correctly treat them.

Putting Technology to Use

Dr. Primm stays at the forefront of developments in periodontal treatment. He researches methods for treating gum disease that are most effective and least invasive. State-of-the-art tools Dr. Primm uses to treat gum disease include a sophisticated dental laser and DNA testing to isolate the exact bacteria if antibiotic treatment is needed.

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