Gum Disease Treatment In New York

Gum Disease Treatment In New York

Treatment of gum disease doesn’t always come after the disease has been acquired. Gum disease treatment in New York involves both preventative and restorative gum disease treatment in New York plans, both of which Dr. Pyon can prove to be a great help in. Our office in Midtown Manhattan, NY offers a personalized plan that can keep you both happy and healthy.

What is Gum Disease?

This disease is a bacterial infection of the gums and/or tissues surrounding the teeth. The main reason for gum disease in is the buildup of plaque and tartar along the gemlike. 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. 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.

How Does Dr. Pyon Treat It?

Periodontal treatment can include both surgical and nonsurgical options. Two options that Dr. Pyon advocates for are:

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

If you find that you still have a few questions, or if you want to talk to Dr. Pyon herself for gum disease treatment in New York options, it is best you first give our office a call. Feel free to always send us an email, but make sure you see us as soon as possible!

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