Currently NOT Accepting Medicare / Medicaid
or Other State-Funded Insurance
Palmetto Bay
Currently NOT Accepting Medicare / Medicaid or Other State-Funded Insurance
Palmetto Bay

Gum Disease

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Why choose

Amores Dental ?

A MULTI-SPECIALTY OFFICE WITH AN EXTRAORDINARY TEAM OF HIGHLY TRAINED DENTISTS
  • On Staff Specialists include:
  • Orthodontist: Gold+ Invisalign® Provider
  • Periodontist: Specializing in Implant Placement & Complex Gum Surgeries
  • Pediatric Dentist: Providing Positive Dental Experiences for Children
  • Endodontist / Root Canal Specialist
  • General Dentist
  • All Dental Procedures Completed in 1 Office
  • FELLOW of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
  • Awarded for Distinguished Implant Excellence
  • Speaker at International Congress of the Christian Medical Dental Association
  • A Doctor with Heart Who Donates his Time Providing Dental Care for the Underprivileged
  • State-of-the-Art Technology for Optimum Patient Care & Comfort
  • I have been going to this fine place for 10+ years. And every time I have a steak I am so thankful for their good work! I wasn't blessed with great teeth, and maybe I ate too many Snickers as a kid... but with their tender loving care I have a mouthful of great teeth and a great smile. They are gentle, professional, and above all honest and kind folks. Be it for normal dental procedures, clean, X-Rays or the more detailed implant procedures they are always ready, always careful of my pain anc comfort and always on time. i could not be happier!
    Michael Crisler
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  • I really enjoyed my visit to the dentist. I haven't been in years but I must say it was an amazing experience. Everyone there treats you like family and they also take their time explaining what they will do before they start and thru the process. I have a lot more work to be done but I trust that I'm in the right hands! ?Thanks Amores
    O'SHEA BELL
    Smile makeover
  • I've been coming here for over a decade & have visited dentist offices from coast to coast and none have been able to compare to the quality of service and staff I've found here. From removing my wisdom teeth, fillings, the entire Invisalign process, correcting my embarrassing chipped front teeth, cleaning treatments, etc. - I haven't ran into an issue or complaint yet. The hygienist, Albert, is awesome too. My teeth & I are forever grateful for Amores!
    CRYSTAL F.
    Smile makeover
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You know you should have spent more time brushing and flossing but what now? Every time you brush your gums bleed. They look red, swollen and are a bit painful as well. You are on your way to Gum Disease, a potentially serious condition. Periodontic treatment is crucial and we can help.

What is Gingivitis and Periodontitis?

Gum disease is manifested in two forms:

  • Gingivitis The earliest stage of gum disease, causing an inflammation and some bleeding of the gums caused by plaque buildup at the gumline. Gingivitis causes gum inflammation but no bone loss.
  • Periodontitis The second stage where the supporting bone and fibers that hold your teeth in place are damaged causing bone damage and loss.

The Progression of Gum Disease

Periodontitis is a common complaint affecting approximately 50% of U.S. adults over the age of 30 years. It occurs in people who have preexisting gingivitis which is itself caused by the accumulation of bacteria at the gum line (dental plaque). Your gums may begin to form a pocket below the gumline, which traps food and plaque. If left untreated, plaque calcifies to form dental calculus. Dental calculus must be removed completely by the dental hygienist or the dentist in order to treat gingivitis and periodontitis. Proper dental treatment and improved home care can usually help prevent further damage. If left untreated, bone supporting your teeth can be destroyed, causing your teeth to shift or loosen.

Treatment of Gum Disease

Our office uses the following services and technologies to treat gum disease:

  • COMPUTERIZED CHARTING Our computer software allows us to measure the depth of the periodontally infected areas as well as the healthy areas. We can compare your readings from one appointment to the next and provide you with a graphic printout so you can see how you are doing and where you can help yourself with better home care. This also allows us to tailor our treatment, specifically for you.
  • CAVITRON ULTRASONIC INSTRUMENTATION We use the most modern ultrasonic equipment available to remove plaque buildup quickly and comfortably.
  • SOFT TISSUE THERAPY Our periodontal therapists have been trained to thoroughly remove the bacteria ridden plaque and tartar deposits that colonize the roots. This is the key to eliminating periodontal disease.
  • PERIO PROTECT® is a comprehensive method that is customized for individual patients to help manage biofilms – communities of bacteria, growing in the spaces or pockets between teeth and gum tissue. The overall goal of the Perio Protect Method™ is to manage oral biofilm (bacteria) with minimally invasive dentistry for lasting oral health.
  • CAVI-JET In addition to the traditional polishing or buffing that you are accustomed to, we also utilize an air polishing system (like a mini pressure washer) to remove stains from your teeth.

Prevention of Gum Disease

Daily oral hygiene is vital in preventing the onset and growth of gum disease. Brushing and flossing keep teeth free from plaque-generating bacteria. In addition it is important to visit the dentist regularly for professional cleanings and examinations.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our office to examine the health of your mouth.

Contacts

We are based in Miami, FL

Palmetto Bay

13617 South Dixie Highway
Miami, FL 33176

Dadeland

7714 North Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33156
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