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Providing Compassionate Periodontal Treatment in Hayward

Although it is typical for patients throughout the U.S. to experience some form of gum disease, the truth is it shouldn’t be. From the initial stages of gingivitis to advanced periodontitis, seeking proper treatment for these conditions is essential to your oral and overall well-being.

At Premier Family Dental, our husband and wife team of dental care professionals, Drs. Peter K. Han and Mia Chun are dedicated to helping our patients achieve optimal oral health once more through personalized periodontal treatment.

If you or a loved one are experiencing moderate to severe periodontal disease, we recommend you call our Hayward dental practice. Schedule your comprehensive examination today.

Why Addressing Gum Disease is So Important 

Gingivitis, also known as the earliest form of gum disease, has little to no symptoms. Because of this, many individuals with the condition don’t seek professional care until their situation has worsened. If left to develop further, the plaque that builds up on teeth will harden, turning into tartar. Regular brushing and flossing alone will not be enough for this calculus to be eliminated. 

When the initial signs of gum disease are detected early on, Drs. Han and Chun can provide the best treatment recommendations to address your specific periodontal issue efficiently.

Comprehensive Periodontal Treatments from Drs. Hand and Chun

New and existing patients visiting our Hayward dental office in need of gum disease treatment can rest assured in their care. During your comprehensive consultation, our team conducts a thorough examination to detect if signs of periodontal complications are present.

If it is determined that your current dental state is showing symptoms of even the smallest amount of gum disease, we go to work right away.

At Premier Family Dental, we offer the following in gum disease therapy:

Periodontal Maintenance During this visit, it has already been diagnosed that periodontal issues are present. This treatment will include a variety of proactive gum disease maintenance such as accurate medical and dental history and pocket depth measurements. 

Scaling and Root Planning - Utilizing specialized instruments, calculus is removed from the surfaces of teeth and below the gum line. This minimally-invasive treatment is highly effective and allows the gums to reattach to teeth once the harmful plaque is eradicated. It also significantly reduces periodontal pockets and prevents infection from developing.

Laser Therapy This form of treatment uses laser light to strategically remove the infected, inflamed gum tissue, and leave the healthy gum tissue safely untouched. No cutting is required, and bleeding is almost non-existent.

This non-surgical gum treatment also uses the laser to seal the blood vessels and nerve endings during the procedure. This is important because it significantly reduces pain after the process and allows patients to return to normal activities immediately afterward.

We are Committed to Your Oral and Overall Health – Contact Us Today!

Drs. Han and Chun understand that as each individual is unique, so is their smile. Because oral and overall health is closely linked, our entire team works closely with you to determine the best course of action to address your needs no matter their complexity.

If you or a loved one think you may have some form of gum disease, we encourage you to call our Hayward dental practice today! 

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