Trusted Periodontist Serving Burbank
Periodontal disease is a serious condition that can cause severe effects to your smile, as well as affecting your overall health. Dr. Bostani’s Advanced Dental is here to help you prevent gum disease and provide the treatment you need for a healthier smile. Dr. Payam Bostani is pleased to offer periodontics in Burbank, California, to give you the care that you need.
Protect your mouth and smile-call our office at (818) 918-5533 to set up an appointment or fill out a short form!
What’s the difference between a dentist and a periodontist?
You may be asking yourself whether these terms are synonymous; in fact, while dentists traditionally diagnose and treat a wide range of oral health matters, a periodontist will specialize in diagnosing, treating, and preventing specifically periodontal disease, which affect the gums and jawbone. A periodontist will have completed additional training related to the health and protection of the jawbone and gum tissue.
What is periodontal disease?
Periodontal disease starts with a condition called gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums. Gingivitis is actually the number one cause of tooth loss in adults in the Western world, a serious condition indeed. Gingivitis can worsen until it becomes gum disease, which can threaten your teeth and the jawbone. Severe cases of gum disease is also known to be associated with other ailments including strokes, diabetes, heart disease, and more.
Symptoms of periodontal disease include having red, swollen, painful, or even bleeding gums.
Periodontal disease starts as the bacteria that live inside plaque case an infection in the neighboring teeth tissue, making them sensitive and painful. Over time, the infection cause the jawbone itself to recede and the tooth will become loose.
Our Burbank periodontist focuses on relieving the underlying bacterial infection and offering expert advice on how best to keep your mouth clean at home. with
At Dr. Bostani’s Advanced Dental, we provide many procedures to keep your teeth and gums healthy, including:
- Antibiotic treatment
- Periodontal disease treatment
- Crown lengthening
- Ridge augmentation
- Pocket irrigation
- Tissue regeneration
Periodontal disease can get progressively worse, meaning the longer you wait to seek treatment, the more involved that treatment may become. Dr. Bostani’s Advanced Dental is here to advise and treat any number of oral ailments, including periodontal disease. Every patient is different, so we tailor each procedure according to your unique needs. Your comfort and satisfaction are paramount to us, so don’t hesitate to speak with us about your needs.