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The Best Periodontal Disease Treatment at Kingsgate Dental

More than 50% of people in the United States, including those in Kirkland, Washington, suffer from some form of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. Since gum disease is such a huge problem, it’s essential to get treatment before your gum disease causes permanent damage to your oral health and teeth.

Gum Disease Dentist in Kirkland WA Area

When our teeth are coated with harmful plaque from food and beverages, the plaque can build up to become calculus or stubborn tartar. Once that happens, a professional has to clean your teeth. 

Options for Periodontal Disease Treatment

Because of advances in modern dentistry, there are several different options for treating periodontal disease. Some of the more common are root planing and scaling, laser gum surgery, and gingivectomy. 

  • Root Planing and Scaling: Root planing is the traditional way to treat gum disease. Basically, root planing and scaling work to deep clean the roots of your teeth below the gum line.
  • Laser Gum Surgery: Sometimes, laser gum surgery is referred to as pocket depth reduction. This procedure can treat moderate to advanced cases of gum disease.
  • Gingivectomy: Gingivectomy addresses the overgrown and inflamed gum tissue that causes gum disease. With a gingivectomy, pocket depths are reduced, inhibiting bacteria and plaque growth. This process is performed with precision for reduced discomfort and bleeding.

The Benefits of Periodontal Disease Treatment

You have a better chance of saving your teeth when you save your gums. In short, the sooner you get periodontal disease treatment, the better. Below, we have listed some of the benefits of periodontal disease treatment.

  • Eliminated or reduced bad breath (halitosis)
  • Quicker healing time
  • Control of the population of harmful bacteria
  • Decreased risk of tooth loss and bone loss
  • Improved overall oral health
  • A bright and fresh smile

Gum Disease Dentist in Kirkland, Washington

Do you need more information about periodontal disease treatment? Dr. Ann Kelley and the team at Kingsgate Dental in Kirkland, Washington, provide the best periodontal disease treatment and are here to answer your questions about gum disease. Give us a call at (425) 385-0080 today or request an appointment online. 

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Dr. Ann Kelley is a graduate of the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. She highly values the comfort of her patients, and places the needs of the patient above her convenience. Her dental clinic is built to bring the best and most comfortable dental experience to all her patients. She builds relationships with her patients based on trust and always acts to safeguard this trust.

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A Success Story

Damen CReviews on Google
 - 5 Star Rating Review I have gone to Kingsgate Dental for about two years now, and every experience has been excellent. Dr. Kelley is very knowledgeable and very thorough with her analysis of the issues that I have faced with my teeth. The staff is polite and always happy to answer any questions that I have and give me pointers to improve my dental hygiene. I will continue to go to Kingsgate Dental/Dr Kelley for years to come.
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 - 5 Star Rating Review By Kathy W Dr. Kelley and her staff are a treasure. State of the art equipment, As a past Dental Administrator for a very large practice in Lynnwood, am soo happy to know that Dr. Kelley, her hygenists who have been there for over 20 years, are bar none the most indepth and through a cleaning as you would ever find. I have never felt more then a slight prick when getting novocaine. Between numbing the gum and gentle procedure they also offer nitroux, for us real scaredy cats. Music, neck pillows and blankets all make the experience truly enjoyable. I had gone too many years neglecting my teeth and found through Tammy, my hygenist and Dr. Kelley they were able to put together a plan to save the teeth they could and design partials for the ones I could not afford to save. I am a small business owner with no insurance and yet they came up with a plan that I am so happy with. I am without any infection, so much healthier and the partials Dr. Kelley designed are like a second skin. From Jackie and MaryAnn at the front desk to the assistants, hygenists and Dr. Kelley you will be in professional and caring hands. I recommend to all my family and friends.
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 - 5 Star Rating Review By dixy i Great experience. Dr. Kelley and her staff made me feel less anxious about the whole thing. Great job on the crown too! I've already recommended two friends! If I was staying in the Seattle area I'd definitely return.
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