The gums (gingiva) and the bone around each tooth are the bedrock of the mouth. Just as you wouldn’t build a house on unstable ground, a set of otherwise perfect teeth are at risk if the gums and bone structure aren’t in healthy shape. As dental professionals interested with the overall health of our patients, the gums are always our first concern. Everything begins
It doesn’t make sense to fix a bad tooth if the surrounding gum area is in distress. Fortunately, gums are resilient and with proper treatment gum disease can be stopped and the mouth restored into a nurturing environment for tooth structure to flourish. We can then go in and take care of cavities and cosmetics.
Dr. Pinedo’s sharp focus on periodontics is the foundation of our expertise in helping our patients to keep their teeth healthy and attractive over the course of an entire lifetime.
Call us today at (310) 530-8800 or schedule a comprehensive exam with us and see the difference our caring team of professionals can make.
Scaling and Root Planing below the gumline, commonly known as Deep Cleaning, is the easiest and best way to treat early gum disease and gingivitis and stop it from progressing into a more severe health issue. The mouth is really a small biosphere with…