Gum Disease Treatment in Midtown Manhattan

Gum Disease Treatment in Midtown Manhattan

Periodontic treatment of gum disease doesn’t always come immediately after the disease has been acquired. Gum disease treatment in Midtown Manhattan often involves both preventative and restorative gum disease treatment plans, both of which Dr. Pyon can prove to be a great help in. Our office in Midtown Manhattan, NY offers a personalized periodontal treatments that can restore health of your gums.

Treating Gingivitis in Midtown Manhattan

Gum disease is a bacterial infection of the gums and/or tissues surrounding teeth. The main reason for gum disease is the buildup of plaque and tartar along the gum line. Over time, this buildup occurs when teeth are not brushed or flossed regularly. The two main forms of this disease are gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis, the primary stage of the disease, is its mild form and can even be reversed with the proper treatment and early detection. In Midtown Manhattan periodontitis is the result of gingivitis not being treated early enough and leads to tooth loss and much more serious health problems such as heart disease or diabetes.

Treating Periodontitis in Midtown Manhattan

At our periodontist office in Midtown Manhattan periodontal treatment can include both surgical and nonsurgical options. The two periodontal treatment options that Dr. Pyon usually offers are:

  • scaling and root planing: manual removal of plaque and tartar using a specialized tool.
  • crown lengthening: removal of gum tissue, bone, or both to expose more surface of a tooth.

If you have questions about periodontal treatment in Midtown Manhattan or if you would like to talk to Dr. Pyon or periodontist specialist about options for gum disease treatment in Midtown Manhattan, give our office a call. Feel free to send us an email, but make sure you see us as soon as possible.

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