Healthy gums are the foundation for stable teeth. Minor periodontal procedures provided include:
- Scaling and root planing - a deep cleaning performed under local anesthesia
- Curettage - a similar procedure performed under local anesthesia utilized to treat gingivitis and early periodontitis, or gum disease.
- Three Month Recall - Many people can maintain healthy gums simply by having cleanings every three months.
More advanced disease is referred to a periodontist (gum specialist)