The health of your gums is crucial to your overall dental wellness, and with our periodontist, you are in expert hands. Dr. Robert McLeod specializes in periodontics, the branch of dentistry devoted to the care and treatment of the gums and other structures supporting your teeth.

What is Periodontics?

Periodontics is a dental specialty centered around the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. It encompasses various treatments, ranging from non-surgical procedures to complex surgeries, all aimed at promoting optimal gum health. These include:

Reasons You Might Need Periodontal Care

You may be referred to our periodontist for periodontal care for numerous reasons, including:

  • Gum Disease Treatment: Managing and treating various stages of gum disease to preserve your oral health.
  • Addressing Gum Recession: Implementing strategies and treatments to combat gum recession and protect your teeth.
  • Dental Implants: Providing expert care in the placement of dental implants for those who have experienced tooth loss.
  • Gum Surgeries: Conducting surgical procedures when necessary to address advanced periodontal issues.

What to Expect

Your experience under the care of Dr. McLeod will include:

  • Comprehensive Evaluation: A thorough assessment of your gum health to identify any areas of concern.
  • Customized Treatment Planning: Developing a personalized plan to address your specific periodontal needs.
  • Gentle and Effective Treatment: Ensuring that your periodontal care is both effective and as comfortable as possible.
  • Educational Support: Providing you with the information and tools needed to maintain optimal gum health at home.

Benefits of Periodontal Care

Prioritizing your gum health through periodontal care offers numerous advantages:

  • Stronger Gums: Treating and preventing gum diseases leads to stronger, healthier gums.
  • Better Overall Oral Health: Healthy gums contribute significantly to your overall oral wellness.
  • Prevention of Tooth Loss: Early intervention in periodontal issues can help prevent tooth loss.
  • A More Comfortable, Confident Smile: With healthy gums, you can enjoy a comfortable and confident smile.

Prioritize Your Gum Health Today!

Whether you are dealing with gum issues or simply aiming to maintain optimal gum health, we are here to provide expert care. Contact our office at 949-857-9220 to schedule your appointment and learn more about periodontics in Irvine, California.

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