Periodontics in Vancouver, Kitsilano and Point Grey

By definition, restorative dentistry involves the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth and their supporting structures and the rehabilitation of the dentition to aesthetic and function requirements of the individual.

That’s a lot to chew, right?

In layman terms, a dental restoration refers to procedures that a specialist performs to keep your mouth healthy and functional. These procedures involve highly specialized fields of dentistry, including endodontics, periodontics, and prosthodontics. Let’s take a brief look at each.

By definition, restorative dentistry involves the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth and their supporting structures and the rehabilitation of the dentition to aesthetic and function requirements of the individual.

That’s a lot to chew, right?

In layman terms, a dental restoration refers to procedures that a specialist performs to keep your mouth healthy and functional. These procedures involve highly specialized fields of dentistry, including prosthodontics, periodontics, and endodontics. Let’s take a brief look at each.

Periodontics in Kitsilano and Point Grey Vancouver

Periodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with the structures surrounding and supporting the teeth. A periodontist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. They are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. These professionals go through state of the art training and years of education to become well-qualified and certified specialists. We are proud to say that our board-certified specialists provide a full scope of periodontal procedures which extend from full mouth reconstruction to advanced regenerative therapies.

Here are some common procedures performed by an periodontist:

Periodontists do both surgical and non-surgical procedures depending on each individual case. We pride our office on the fact that we offer many treatment recommendations trying to limit surgery as much as possible.

When Should Someone See A Periodontist?

If you experience signs of the following, it may be time for a visit:

-Bleeding when brushing

-Inflammation of gums

-Bad breath/taste

-loose teeth/shifting teeth

  • Gum recession
  • Gummy Smile
  • Periodontitis

What To Expect In The First Visit?

In the first visit with a periodontist, they first review your complete medical and dental history. It is immensely important for the periodontist to know the patient's history thoroughly.

Then the periodontist examines the patient's gums for gum recession and assesses the bite formation and all the teeth. They will then thoroughly educate the patient on the treatment options available, so the patient fully understands and is comfortable.

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