However, with more advanced cases periodontal surgery is often indicated. It is important to note that we take into consideration your general health, past history of treatment and your treatment goals before proceeding with a surgical treatment plan.
If you are missing one or more teeth, or if you have difficulty eating certain foods or speaking clearly due to tooth loss, dental implants may be the solution for you. Nothing can take the place of a healthy set of teeth, but when disease or an accident ends in tooth loss, it’s good to know that there are options for restoring your smile.
Periodontics is a specialty of dentistry which encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes and the maintenance of the health, function and esthetics of these structures and tissues.
Oral medicine is the science that treats the nature, causes, and development of oral diseases. Because of his educational focus, specialty training and experience Dr. Pawlus is able to apply relevant clinical and histologic information to help ensure accurate diagnoses and recommendations for disease management.
Laser LANAP Surgery
LANAP stands for Laser-Aassisted New Attachment Procedure. It is a new method of treating moderate to advanced periodontal disease. The laser is used to remove diseased tissue and allow access to better remove the plaque, bacteria and tartar from the root surface.
Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation
Dr. Pawlus is certified in this dramatic surgical breakthrough that allows for a less painful, faster and cost effective alternative to conventional gum grafting.
You have gone through the procedure to have dental implants, your implants have integrated with the bone, your final crown is in place, and normal function has returned. You have reached the stage where it is easy to forget you even have dental implants.