At-home care is essential, but it’s also important to come in for professional cleanings that are more in-depth.
Medical research has proven that infections in your mouth can cause medical problems associated with other parts of your body including heart, lungs, and brain. These infections which are often silent can also affect nerve development, pregnancy outcomes, and diabetic conditions to name a few.
Our initial periodontal examination is state of the art and is a key tool in determining the level of periodontal health. We understand that gum health can affect your overall health, with recent research showing a link between gum disease and certain health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, pulmonary problems, diabetes, low pre-term birth weights, Alzheimer disease and certain types of cancer.
Our office is the very first in the Durango/Four Corners Area to offer Laser Periodontal Therapy for the treatment of gingivitis and/or periodontal disease (gum disease). It is a non-surgical, non-invasive laser method for gum surgery.