Minimally Invasive Periodontal Therapy

SCRP w/ Diode Laser Decontamination

Scaling and root planing is the process of removing plaque and tartar from all tooth surfaces with a variety of methods, depending on the amount of plaque and tartar. Dental hygienists traditionally perform scaling by hand. However, new and advanced technology has led to more modern methods. In our practice, we use diode laser decontamination to perform cleanings with more efficiency and in less time. The use of lasers in scaling and root planing also can result in less bleeding, swelling, and discomfort compared to traditional deep cleaning tools and techniques.

Perio Protect Trays

Periodontal disease can be treated with Perio Protect, a unique treatment in which prescribed solutions are placed into a customized dental tray that is then placed into your mouth. These solutions help fight the bacteria in the infected areas of the gums and teeth, reaching areas a toothbrush or floss can’t reach. Perio Protect is a gentle and effective treatment method for fighting gum disease, and is available for patients of all ages. We are certified providers of Perio Protect.

Occlusal Adjustment

Occlusal Adjustment is the scientific grinding and/or reshaping of the occluding surfaces of teeth to develop and improve upon their harmonious relationships between each other, their supporting structures, muscles of mastication, and temporomandibular joints (TMJ).

Occlusal Guards

An Occlusal Guard is a bite guard used to treat Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD), Bruxism, or teeth clenching. The Occlusal Guard, worn day or night, keeps the upper and lower teeth from contacting each other during chewing and guides the lower jaw in a way that allows it to move and hinge comfortably. It also protects from excessive teeth grinding during the night.

Occlusal Guards help establish normal jaw function and greatly reduce muscle pain and tooth wear. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call.

AO Perioscience Products

We want your mouth to be as healthy as possible, which is why we use AO Periosciences products. These products are antioxidant-based and work together with the body’s natural defense system — saliva — to fight off bacteria and improve your health. To learn more about these products, click here.

EvoraPro (probiotics)

Fighting off bad bacteria in the mouth is key to preventing gum disease, bad breath and other oral conditions, as well as maintaining lasting oral health. But did you know the mouth has good bacteria as well? This good bacteria supports gum and tooth health and helps fight bad bacteria. To help fight bad bacteria and maintain good bacteria, we recommend EvoraPro. EvoraPro is a dissolvable probiotic tablet that aids in the reproduction of good bacteria and helps fight undesirable bacteria. It also promotes whiter teeth, better breath and improved overall oral health. Learn more about EvoraPro here.

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