Q: My dentist wanted me to be evaluated by a periodontist for possible bone loss. I went for an evaluation and he said I had bone loss and recommended osseous surgery 4+ per quad. I have no pain, no bleeding while brushing, but chronic bad breath. I thought periodontal scaling and root planing would be
Laser Instead of Scaling and Root Planing before Crown Lengthening and Osseous Surgery?
Category: Crown Lengthening
Q: My daughter has a lot of gum that shows when she smiles. I was told that she can have her gums cut around her teeth. Can this be done with your laser tech? A: Yes, it is possible to perform this cosmetic gum surgery with the laser. It is also known as “soft tissue crown
Q: I had a crown lengthening procedure done seven months ago, but my front teeth still hurt. Is that normal? A: It’s not uncommon to have some root sensitivity. But it has to be determined whether it’s root sensitivity or the nerve of the tooth is aggravated, etc. A number of factors could contribute to