Periodontal Disease Treatment – Plano, TX

Giving Gums the Care They Deserve

Millions of people in the United States suffer from some form of gum disease. Without timely treatment, the bacteria can spread, resulting in bone and tooth loss as well as problems developing throughout the body. With periodontal disease treatment at our Plano, TX dental office, however, our team can eliminate bad oral bacteria and improve the health of your gums. Call our dental office to find out what we can do to minimize your risk of further damage caused by periodontal disease.


Why Choose Atlas Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Plano for Periodontal Disease Treatment?

  • Sedation Dentistry Available
  • Trusted Professionals with Years of Experience
  • Dental Insurance and Flexible Financing Accepted


Scaling & Root Planing

Animated smile during scaling and root planing periodontal therapy

Scaling and root planing is a two-part process. This non-surgical procedure works to improve gum health by first removing accumulated plaque and tartar from above and below the gumline. Once this is completed, we begin to smooth out the tooth root to encourage reattachment of the gum tissues as well as minimize the risk of future reinfection. Depending on the severity of your gum disease, you will likely need more frequent follow-up appointments with our team to ensure bacteria does not reoccur.


Antibiotic Therapy

Woman smiling after antibiotic therapy

In combination with scaling and root planing is antibiotic therapy. Because bacteria can spread to various crevices deep within the gum pockets, it often requires medicine to reach and eliminate this type of infection. By applying antibiotic treatment to these areas after scaling and root planing, the medicine will penetrate and begin to eliminate bad oral bacteria. It will continue to work for several weeks, allowing the gums to heal more effectively.