Periodontal Maintenance in Houston, TX

Are you searching for a periodontist near you for gentle, thorough, and effective periodontal maintenance to keep your gum disease from returning? If so, we invite you to look no further than Dr. Nicosia and his caring team at Patrick V. Nicosia, DDS, MS, Inc. Our experienced periodontal team has provided superior periodontal, dental implant, and oral plastic surgery care for countless patients in Houston for over three decades. With that pedigree, you’re assured that you will receive the same exemplary care in periodontal maintenance.

Benefits of Periodontal Maintenance Near You

In addition to the advanced technology used by Dr. Nicosia to perform many of the procedures in his comfortable and state-of-the-art Houston dental clinic, periodontal cleaning and periodontal maintenance have these additional benefits:

  • More intense cleaning of the areas above the gum line (also known as supragingival cleaning)
  • Deeper cleaning of tartar and bacteria below the gum line (also known as subgingival cleaning)
  • Smoothing of the tooth’s root to effectively eliminate any remaining bacteria (also known as root planing)
  • The use of antibiotics or antimicrobial cream creates expedited healing
  • Proactive approach using advanced imaging technology to monitor the extent of (and defend against the advancement of) bone loss and gum recession

Although every patient is unique in their degree of gum disease and level of care needed to treat the condition, periodontal maintenance is generally recommended every three to four months. When you visit Dr. Nicosia for your periodontal maintenance consultation, we’ll provide you with a treatment plan for your level of gum disease so you’ll know how to plan for your future appointments before your first treatment begins.

Wondering if You Need Periodontal Maintenance?

If it’s been a while since you visited a dentist near you and you’re experiencing any of the below symptoms, you may be experiencing early signs of periodontal disease:

  • Bleeding when you brush or floss (bleeding from your gums is never normal)
  • Tender, swollen, or inflamed gums
  • Dental sensitivity to hot or cold beverages and food
  • Bad breath or lingering unpleasant taste in your mouth

Rather than continuing to wonder if you’ve succumbed to gum disease and are at risk for tooth or bone loss, we invite you to make an appointment to receive a diagnosis and a treatment plan. Please use our convenient online booking tool to schedule your appointment today.

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