From receeding gums to gum disease, Lisa Salloum, DDS is equipped to handle all your periodontic needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
- Periodontal Disease
- Treatment of Periodontitis
- Scaling and Root Planing
- Crown Lengthening
- Osseous Surgery
- Early Stage Gingivitis
- Pocket Reduction (Flap Surgery)
- Tissue Grafts (Gum Grafts)
- Ridge Augmentation
What is Periodontics?
Periodontics is a dental specialty that involves the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes. Read more...
Early Stage Gingivitis
If caught early, gingivitis can be treated fairly easily and effectively. A small mirror and a probing tool is used to spot bleeding gums. Read more...
Scaling and Root Planing
Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. Read more...
In some cases, periodontal procedures help lay the groundwork for restorative and cosmetic dentistry and/or improve the esthetics of your gum line. Read more...
Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Read more...
A gingivectomy is necessary when the gums have pulled away from the teeth, creating deep pockets. The pockets make it hard to clean away plaque. Read more...
Soft tissue grafts are sometimes performed to treat gum disease, or correct other abnormalities. Read more...