Periodontics

Your Pet Dentist provides a full range of periodontic services, including:

  • Routine Dental Prophylaxis (teeth cleaning and oral health evaluation)
  • Open and Closed Root Planing (deep cleaning and scaling)
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration (a dental procedure that is performed to allow normal, healthy tissue to regenerate a site that at the moment, is not healthy and is void of healthy tissue and bone.)
  • Bone Grafting of Periodontal Pockets (the replacement of missing bone due to periodontal disease)
  • Gingivectomy/Gingivoplasty (the removal of gum tissue due to disease or malformation)
  • Lateral Sliding & Apical Repositioning Flaps (grafts of gum tissue used to cover exposed roots)
  • Crown Lengthening Procedures (removal of gum tissue to expose more tooth area)
  • Tooth Splinting (attaching weak, loose or traumatized teeth to neighboring teeth to provide greater stability)

 

Your Pet Needs Periodontal Care

Your Pet Needs Periodontal Care

For more on treating your dog or cat’s teeth, listen to DrG on periodontic treatment from his office at Memphis Veterinary Specialists.