targeted and near-painless treatment for periodontal disease

An infection of the gums can cause several health problems and damage your teeth in the long-term. If you notice any of the following signs and symptoms of gum disease, you must schedule an oral evaluation with our doctor.

Our office is equipped with a dental laser that can effectively treat gum disease without surgery. This minimally invasive procedure kills bacteria that causes gum disease. We can then remove all traces of calculus around the tooth using an ultrasonic tool and pass the laser over the treatment area a second time to form a blood clot. Our doctor will compress the tissues to promote healing and then adjust the bite.

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Gum Disease Symptoms

  • Bleeding gums
  • Bad breath (halitosis)
  • Loose teeth
  • Inflamed or swollen gums
  • Deep pockets between teeth and gums
  • Bad taste in the mouth
  • Changes in the bite

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what causes gum disease?

Excessive plaque buildup and a lack of proper oral hygiene are just some of the causes of gum disease. Other factors that can contribute to periodontal disease include:

  • Hormonal changes
  • Certain medications
  • Smoking
  • Health conditions such as diabetes
  • Cancer or HIV
  • Family history of gum disease

benefits of laser gum surgery

Undergoing laser gum treatment in Los Angeles, CA, could be the most efficient and effective way to treat an infection in the mouth and save your teeth. This procedure does not involve any cutting or sutures so the gums heal very quickly. You can come in for a single treatment to enjoy immediate results and our dentist may set you up with periodontal maintenance therapy the rest of the year to prevent further infection.