Non-Surgical Periodontal Treatment in Tucson

Tucson gum disease treatment

Southern Arizona Periodontics specializes in a wide range of non-surgical periodontal treatments. These treatments are typically our first line of defense against periodontal disease and other health challenges.

One of the reasons our patients seek the specialized care of a periodontist is that the care we provide cannot simply be a “one-size-fits-all” approach. Each one of our patients has specific needs that are individual to them and we approach each patient to build a plan specific to their oral health.

Click on the links below the learn more about the non-surgical periodontal treatments we offer:

Root Scaling and Planning

This thorough cleaning removes plaque and calculus deposits above and below the gumline, which then allows the gum tissue to heal and reattach to the tooth.

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Periodontal Maintenance

This procedure is for patients who have previously been treated for periodontal disease and is typically started after the completion of active periodontal therapy.

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Oral Cancer Screening

We are now able to detect precancerous cells years before oral cancer ever starts. Our specially designed process is simple and can provide accurate information about a potentially disastrous health concern.

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Locally Delivered Chemotherapeutics

Antibiotics or irrigation with anti-microbials may be recommended to help control the growth of bacteria usually after scaling and root planing to further control infection and encourage normal healing.

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