Periodontal Services Simi Valley, CA

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Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride is a natural substance that helps strengthen teeth and prevent decay in patients of all ages. Naturally, it is found in water sources and certain foods such as meat, fish and eggs.
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Scaling And Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is a treatment usually performed during the early stages of periodontal disease to help remove plaque and tartar that has built up beneath the gum line.
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What is Periodontal Cleaning?

Also known as deep cleaning, periodontal cleaning is a dental technique used by a periodontist or hygienist to not only clean your teeth but also check the health of your gum, bone, and pockets around your teeth to identify any signs of gum disease.

What Conditions Can Be Treated with Periodontal Cleaning?

Periodontal cleaning can help treat oral conditions such as gingivitis, gum disease (periodontitis), and bone loss. This type of deep cleaning will also help to keep your teeth in optimal health, preventing gum disease in the future.

Who Needs Periodontal Services?

Patients who have periodontal disease and experience pain or discomfort form its symptoms should seek out periodontal services as soon as possible to prevent permanent damage to their teeth, gums, and overall smile. By removing tartar and plaque from the gums and teeth, periodontal cleaning can help prevent bacteria in the mouth from leading to gingivitis and other oral conditions. If left untreated gingivitis will develop into periodontitis.

How Often Should I Get Periodontal Cleaning?

Periodontal cleaning targets the health of the gums as well as the teeth but is not often needed for patients whose oral health is in overall good condition. For patients who are prone to gum disease or often suffer from the symptoms of gum disease, it may be best to seek out periodontal treatment every three months. On average, most dental patients should have deep cleanings at least twice a year to prevent the formation of bacteria which can lead to infection. Periodontal cleaning will not only improve your oral health but can also lead to a more radiant, fresh, and healthier-looking smile.

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We love to see your smile! Schedule to meet with specialist to discuss what treatment options are available for periodontal disease. Call us at (805) 584-1194 or fill out an online contact form and our office will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for choosing us!


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Casey Patterson, DDS
Casey Patterson, DDS and Robert D. Bankhardt, DDS
2720 Cochran St, #2b
Simi Valley CA 93065
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2720 Cochran St #2b Simi Valley CA 93065 (805) 584-1194