"...I was seen by Dr. Jee for gum grafting…Dr Jee and his staff were great in educating me before and after the procedure...I would feel very comfortable sending anyone to their office."
Antibiotics are used in order to control periodontal infections. They are administrated in two different forms; Systemic antibiotics. Locally
- Scaling and root planing
A careful cleaning of the root surfaces is carried out to remove plaque, calculus [tartar] and bacterial toxins from deep periodontal pockets.
Periodontal surgery is necessary when the tissue around your teeth is unhealthy and cannot be repaired with non-surgical treatment.
- Pocket reduction surgery
To allow for better home hygiene and improve tooth retention
- Bone grafting and regenerative surgery
To improve bone level around the teeth
- Crown lengthening surgery
To allow for properly adapted restorations
- Soft tissue grafting surgery
To repair gum recession
- Plastic surgery
To reshape gummy and uneven smile
- Microscopic and laser surgery
To improve healing and minimize bleeding during surgery
- Implant surgery
Best option for replacing missing teeth when possible
- Temporary anchor device (TAD) and orthodontic extrusion
To facilitate orthodontic treatment
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1. Natural tooth.
2. Dental implant
3. Tooth crown
Dental implants are the closest thing to your own natural tooth. A dental implant is a small part made of titanium or titanium zirconium. It is placed in the jaw bone and replaces the missing tooth root. The implant can be surgically inserted under local anesthetic on an outpatient basis.
Once healed, the artificial root acts as a base for fixing individual crowns and multi-tooth bridges. The implant can also be used as an anchor for an entire dental prosthesis.
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