Gum Therapy

Gum Therapy at Port Augusta

Contrary to popular belief, we don’t have to lose our teeth as we age. If we keep good care and get regular examinations, chances are high that we can keep our teeth for a long, long time. Unfortunately, most of us believe that it only means taking care of the teeth. Oral healthcare not only involves the teeth but also the gums and the supporting jawbone.

Gum Treatment, or gum therapy is needed when bacteria threaten these supporting tissues. The goal of Gum Therapy at Port Augusta is to reverse the decay in the diseased tissue. Gum Therapy includes procedures like:

  • Scaling and Root Planning
  • Gum Grafting
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Laser Treatment
  • Implants