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Maryland Periodontics and Dental Implants
7902 Old Branch Ave., Suite 209
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 856-1200

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Bone Surgery

Inconvenience of the Disease

  • Toxins or poisons produced by bacteria in the plaque irritate the gums and destroy supporting tissues around the teeth, forming pockets.
  • A sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth.
  • It results from plaque, calculus and bacteria forming deposits on and below the gums.
  • Gums bleed when a person brushes or flosses.
  • The mouth and gums are puffy or red.
  • Gum and bone attachment to the teeth are lost and pockets deepen.
  • Affected teeth can become loose and eventually may be lost.
  • Persistent bad breath.
  • Severe bone loss has occurred.

Advantages of Treatment

  • Removing infected area along the gum line and contouring bone to reduce the pockets around the teeth and gums.
  • The procedure is done in two visits with 1-4 week period in between.
  • Smooth the uneven or irregular surface of the damaged bone and promote healing of the periodontal pocket.
  • More efficient removal of deposits and bacteria.
  • Stabilizes the teeth.
  • Decreases bleeding and inflammation  present.
  • Long term control of disease activities
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