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Gum Treatment (Periodontal Treatment)

The Periodontal procedure has two part: diagnose and treatment.  

Diagnose includes review your medical history to identify any factors that could be linked to your symptoms. E.g. smoking or taking certain medicines 

Examine and measuring 

 Depth of pockets which  are between your gums and teeth by placing a tiny ruler called a dental probe between your teeth and gumline. 

Take dental X-rays to check for bone loss in areas where your dentist sees deeper pockets.

We offer nonsurgical treatment which includes Scaling , root planing, antibiotic.

 If you need further surgical treatment we will refer you to Specialist Periodontist


It is more intense than deep clean which aims to treat gum disease.

Since root planing and scaling entail removing plaque above and below the already sensitive gums, the procedure can cause significant discomfort. Fortunately, your dentist will numb your mouth to keep you relaxed and painless throughout the procedure.

It takes minimum 30 to 60 minutes.

Usually you need to visit more than once.

Bleeding of the gums should start to improve straight away aw well as bas taste and smell. However,

Early to moderate periodontal disease can take about 2 to 3 weeks to heal. However, healing can only occur with the proper intervention such as scaling and root planning. For severe Periodontal disease, the recovery times do vary. For example, with the proper treatment, some patients can recover in 5 to 8 weeks.