After a thorough examination, should we find you are suffering from periodontal disease, we will clean the space between the tooth and gum where bacteria reside and help you apply a good at-home oral hygiene routine – a vital aspect of maintaining long-term oral health.
Possibly under local anaesthetic, we will perform a root surface debridement, to remove the bacteria that has accumulated under the gum line and sit along the length of your tooth.
Our aim is to keep you informed and educated along the way, so you have a clear understanding of how to avoid problems with gum disease in the future. We strive to help patients to develop a preventive mind set, so they feel confident about caring for their smile, for life.
Should the gum disease (periodontitis) be at a severe or advanced stage, we may invite you to visit Dr Katherine Daley, who has a special interet in periodontics and can assess and plan for future tailored treatment, tackling more challenging cases. Dr Daley can manage the case personally, and review for progress whilst working alongside our team of hygeineists when suitable. This in-house service allows prompt, efficient and comfortable treatment making sure the gum disease process is in control.