Periodontics

We offer a range of general periodontal services. Periodontics is a type of dentistry that revolves around areas near the tooth, such as the gums, bones and ligaments. At Cascadia Dental Specialists we focus on preventing, diagnosing, and treating gum disease and supporting structures around the teeth.

October 14, 2018

Crown Lengthening Procedure

A crown lengthening procedure is designed to reshape the gums at the base of the desired tooth. Its purpose is to expose additional tooth surface and […]
August 15, 2016

Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Health

Periodontal disease (“peri” meaning “around,” and “odont” meaning “tooth”) results in the destruction of the gums, bone, and periodontal ligaments. Everyone has different levels of bacteria […]
August 3, 2015

Why is Crown Lengthening Necessary?

Why is crown lengthening necessary? Do you have a cavity, or are you getting a crown and wondering why you need a surgical procedure? Here are […]
November 23, 2014

Treat Periodontal Disease With Osseous Surgery

Osseous surgery is a fairly straight-forward periodontal procedure that isn’t overly invasive. Osseous surgery is the final step in treating periodontal disease, and is performed by […]
October 9, 2014

Periodontal Maintenance

What is periodontal maintenance, and how is it any different than the regular cleaning you’ve been having done most of your life? Well, a “regular cleaning,” […]
November 14, 2012

Receiving Dental Implants

An extraordinary procedure has been developed that permits the placement of four dental implants and a fixed bridge in the patient’s mouth in as little as […]
May 1, 2012

How to Treat Recurring Swollen Gums

Periodontal (gum) infections can be quite painful. But more importantly, they can be signs of larger problems to come. If you are experiencing recurring swollen gums, […]
May 1, 2012

Understanding Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, affects over 90% of Americans each year. The reality is that you will most likely experience some form of […]

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