Roanoke, VA Dentist
Periodontics involves the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease. A periodontist is a dentist who has spent substantial time in specialized training in the field of periodontics. Our general dentists can refer you to a local periodontist that has the expertise and experience to help you keep your teeth, gums, and jaw healthy, functional, and beautiful.
You may need periodontal treatment for any of several reasons. Some of these include:
- Periodontal disease
- Bacterial infection in the gums
- Bleeding, red, or swollen gums
- Receding jawbone
- Localized gum recession
- Bacterial plaque and calculus (tartar) build-up
- Loosening teeth
- Excess gum tissue
- Tooth root exposure
- Tooth root damage
- Badly fractured tooth
Whatever your periodontal need, our skilled team will provide you with excellent care and treatment to help restore your optimal oral health.