Your dentist will start with a thorough check up of your teeth and gums. Your dentist will measure the ‘cuff’ of the gum around each tooth to detect bleeding or whether periodontal disease has started.
X-rays may be needed to see the amount of bone that has been lost.
Gingivitis Treatments a session with the hygienist Or Dentist will be needed to thoroughly clean all surfaces of your teeth.
You will be offered advice on specific oral hygiene methods to help control the bacteria that collect on your teeth.
Periodontal Treatments to help with your periodontal disease we will offer further more intensive cleaning of the roots of your teeth ,with the Hygienist or Dentist .This is known as Root Surface Instrumentation (RSI) or Root Planing.
RSI thoroughly debrides the root surface, to remove hard and soft deposits from under the gum line, thus bacteria from within the gum pocket.
We will monitor your plaque levels, any sites of bleeding gum and re-evaluate the original pocket depths from your first visit.
Research has proven that regular 3 monthly Period maintenance appointments are extremely beneficial.