Restore and Improve Your Gum Health with Periodontics Treatments
We offer complete periodontics treatments at our Englewood, NJ, practice to help patients achieve stunning smiles that are both beautiful and functional. At Periodontal Associates, Dr. Chetan S. Patil provides periodontal care to restore a patient’s oral health and to prevent future problems from developing. Dr. Patil and his skilled team are also available for periodontal emergencies. We even partner with several area dentists for procedures such as dental implants for implant-supported dental crowns, bridges, or dentures.
Dental Implant Placement
Dental implants are a permanent tooth replacement solution for patients missing some or all of their teeth. The implants are screw-like titanium posts that are surgically placed into your jaw. After you’ve healed, the implants are securely topped with a dental crown, bridge, or denture. Dental implants are the only restorative option that acts as your natural teeth to maintain your jawbone health. Dr. Patil also places same-day implants.
We provide both non-surgical and surgical treatments for periodontal disease. Scaling and root planing is a common nonsurgical treatment that removes plaque and tartar deposits from below the gum line. We also offer surgical treatment options for more advanced gum disease. The goal of periodontal care is to heal the gums and prevent future problems from occurring.
Bone Grafting and Sinus Lifts
Bone grafts are typically used for patients with an insufficient amount of bone to support dental implants. A sinus lift is a type of grafting procedure that involves lifting the sinus membrane and adding bone. These treatments provide sufficient bone volume for patients to enjoy the benefits of dental implants.
Crown lengthening, also known as a gum lift, is a cosmetic procedure that elevates and sculpts the gum line. This procedure reshapes the gum tissue to create the look of larger or more symmetrical teeth. It is a relatively simple procedure that can make a big difference in a patient's smile and appearance. Also, by performing gum lifts we can restore natural anatomic structures and create a more beautiful smile.
Your periodontal health has an impact on not only your oral health but your overall health as well.
At Periodontal Associates, we often use lasers to treat gum disease, reshape gum tissue, and help place dental implants. Unlike traditional surgical methods, lasers do not involve any incisions, stitching, or bleeding, which means the procedures are virtually painless. Laser dentistry also allows for a much shorter recovery period for patients.
Gingivectomy is the removal of unattractive or infection-promoting excess gum tissue. Removing this tissue can help provide a healthy environment for your teeth and also improve the aesthetics of your smile.
When a tooth gets caught and fails to emerge from the gums, it is considered impacted. Along with wisdom teeth, the canine teeth commonly encounter this problem. Through the use of orthodontics and surgery, Dr. Patil can expose the tooth which can now be guided to the correct place in the mouth.
Your periodontal health has an impact on not only your oral health but your overall health as well. We offer the latest treatments and comfortable care to restore your gums to health, and we are experts in dental implants and same-day implants. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Patil, please contact us today.
“Dr. Patil and his staff could not be more professional. They take the time to talk to you and explain what will be done. I am constantly surprised at how little pain is associated with the procedures they perform.” Jack T.