How your Greensburg, PA Periodontist can help you
A periodontist is a dental specialist who treats gum and periodontal disease. From the office of your Greensburg PA periodontist, Dr. Anthony Marchionno at Dr. Anthony Marchionno D.M.D, here is some information on what periodontists can help you with.
Periodontal disease is caused from bacterial plaque which produces toxins that can destroy the hard and soft tissue support around your teeth. Periodontal disease attacks many hard and soft tissue areas in your mouth, including:
Periodontists are dentists who go through three additional years of training to become periodontists. During these years, they gain expertise in the oral disease process and how to prevent, diagnose and treat oral disease.
Periodontists are highly skilled and can perform many dental and periodontal services such as:
You should see a Greensburg periodontist for conditions that are too severe to be treated in a general dentist’s office, such as severe periodontal disease. You will also benefit from the skills and expertise of a periodontist if you have a condition requiring surgery of your gums or bone.
Your periodontist will develop a customized treatment plan to reduce and eliminate disease. In addition, your periodontist can provide you with the tools and knowledge to practice optimum oral hygiene at home. You will partner with the periodontist and your general dentist to help you regain your oral health and maintain it for life.
To learn if you have gum disease and to protect your smile from developing it, contact Dr. Anthony Marchionno D.M.D. at Dr. Anthony Marchionno D.M.D., your Greensburg PA periodontist, at (724)836-2911 today!