When should I visit a periodontist?

  A periodontist can help with the prevention, discovery and treatment of various diseases A periodontist can help with the prevention, discovery and treatment of various diseases and infections which affect the teeth, gums and the jawbone as well as provide dental implants. The most basic issues with teeth and gums can be treated by…

Non-Surgical Periodontal Bone Regeneration

Rana Al-Falaki, a specialist in periodontics looks at how laser treatment can provide an alternative to surgery, even for deep periodontal pockets. Non-surgical periodontal therapy is an incredibly effective way to manage Periodontitis. Generally, this consists of oral hygiene instruction, supragingival scaling, root surface instrumentation and removal of any plaque retentive factors such as overhangs…

The Different Lasers in Periodontics

There are many advantages of using lasers in periodontal therapy, but the key point is that these are adjuncts to conventional therapy and not a replacement. The first line of any periodontal therapy should include implementing a prescriptive oral hygiene protocol for the patient and carrying out supra-and subgingival debridement. The aim of treatment is…