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Montgomery County Office
301-869-8884
903 Russell Ave. Suite #300
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
 
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Periodontal Treatments in Montgomery County, MD, and Washington, DC

 
 
There are a wide range of procedures at the disposal of periodontists for the treatment of periodontal diseases and conditions in Gaithersburg and Washington, DC. When multiple treatment choices are available, the American Academy of Periodontology supports the use of the most minimally invasive and cost-efficient option. Often, this means that patients can undergo non-surgical treatments to restore periodontal health. Examples of non-surgical periodontal treatments include:
Scaling and Root Planing – This procedure is used to remove bacteria and built-up tartar from deep within the gum pockets surrounding the teeth. It usually involves supplemental therapy, such as the use of topical antibiotics.
 
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Did you know?

That periodontal disease is a serious epidemic throughout the U.S.? Although the disease is not contagious, it can be found in half of all adults over the age of 30. According to the Centers for Disease Control, periodontal disease can range from mild (gingivitis) to severe (periodontitis). Approximately 16 percent of Americans have either the mildest or most severe forms of periodontal disease, leaving about 30 percent with a moderately advance case of the disease.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for non-surgical periodontal treatment in Gaithersburg and Washington, DC?

What should I expect during a Gaithersburg and Washington, DC non-surgical periodontal treatment?

Will I need to follow any special instructions following non-surgical periodontal treatment?