Laser Gum Surgery at Dr. Fremont’s office
Have you ever been told that you need gum surgery or that you have periodontal disease? Dr. Fremont provides an alternative to traditional gum surgery by using a laser. This protocol replaces the need for a scalpel and stitches. With a much easier recovery time, laser gum surgery preserves gum tissue and gives teeth a […]
What is Periodontal Disease?
The word periodontal literally means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease (commonly referredto as gum disease), is an infection of the tissues and ligaments that hold the teeth in place. Periodontal disease is caused by plaque, a colorless, sticky substance […]