Category: Periodontics - Southfield Periodontist - Joseph R. Nemeth, DDS & Associates

Periodontics

Antimicrobial Gum Disease Therapy

Non-Invasive Gum Disease Treatment Are you infected with parasites?   Over 500 bacterial species have been identified in the oral cavity. Studies show a presence of pathogenic parasites in patients with oral periodontal disease. With nearly 50 percent of the adult population suffering from some form of gum disease, chances are you too, could be infected…

Pinhole Surgical Technique

The Minimally Invasive Pinhole Surgical Technique™ Schedule Your Consultation Today! Factors That Cause Gum Recession There are many factors that can cause gum recession. Some of these factors include: Periodontal disease Genetic predisposition Aggressive tooth brushing Inadequate or insufficient preventative care Hormonal fluctuations caused by puberty, pregnancy or menopause Teeth grinding or clenching Crooked teeth…

Gum Disease Treatment

Traditional Gum Disease Treatment in Southfield, MI Many times early stage periodontal disease can be treated with nonsurgical periodontal therapy. This is generally accomplished with a procedure called Therapeutic Scaling & Root Planing.   Therapeutic Scaling & Root Planing is a meticulous gum disease treatment in Southfield, MI designed to remove toxins and bacteria from…

What is LANAP Laser Gum Therapy?

What is LANAP? LANAP® is the first FDA-cleared laser protocol for the treatment of gum disease. It is a procedure in which the PerioLase® MVP-7TM laser is used to destroy the harmful bacteria which causes gum disease. While the laser is effective against the bacteria, it does not damage the healthy tissue. Benefits of LANAP…

LANAP® Gum Disease Treatment

WHAT CAUSES GUM DISEASE? A very common cause of gum disease is bacteria that live in the space between your teeth and gums. This causes infection and weakens the attachment between your tooth and the gum creating what’s known as a pocket. This makes the tooth vulnerable to more bacteria, decay, bone loss and eventually tooth…

LANAP – FAQ’s

LANAP Saves Teeth Otherwise Deemed Hopeless Schedule Your Consultation Today! If I Don’t Choose LANAP, What Can I Expect? Gum disease can have a significant impact on your health and your life. Dr. Joseph Nemeth offers LANAP for gum disease treatment for Oakland County, MI. The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is a laser…

Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal Maintenance Appointments and Tips One of the most important steps in controlling gum disease comes after periodontal treatment. This is the maintenance phase of care, which includes practicing good home care and adhering to a regular hygiene re-care schedule. Research has shown that patients who receive regular periodontal maintenance have a significantly better outlook…

Receding Gums

Receding Gums Can be a Sign of a Larger Problem Gingival (gum) recession is a condition in which the margin of the gums surrounding the teeth begin to pull back, exposing more of the tooth’s root structure. It is a very common condition for adults, especially those over the age of 40. Although gum recession…

Symptoms – Gum Recession

Gum Recession Can Be Avoided By Seeking Early Treatment for Gum Disease Schedule Your Consultation Today!   248-357-3100   Gum Recession Affects Your Smile Gum recession is fairly common, especially in people over 40. However, it can occur so gradually that many do not know they suffer with the condition. They simply get used to…

Periodontal Treatment & Systemic Connection

If you are like nearly half of the US adult population, then chances are you have experienced some form of periodontal disease. As recent research shows, periodontal disease has been linked to various different systemic diseases in the body including diabetes, heart disease, respiratory disease, cancer, low birth weight babies, and other health complications. While…