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Periodontal Services

Periodontal services are aimed at taking care of the structures surrounding your teeth such as the gum and the jaw bone. At Dean Israel and Associates, we offer the following periodontal services to treat all stages of gum and jawbone related problems:

  • Scaling and Root Planing: This is a non-surgical treatment used to treat the early stages of periodontal disease. It is a deep dental cleaning done under the effect of a local anesthetic to remove bacterial deposits and tartar from above and below the gumline and help heal the inflammation caused by gingivitis (early stage gum disease). This is followed by smoothing the root surfaces to prevent bacterial deposits from recurring.
  • Gum Graft Surgery: Gum graft surgery is conducted to repair gum recession and to protect and cover exposed tooth roots. The graft may be sourced from a donor or from the palate of one’s own mouth.
  • Dental Crown Lengthening: The procedure of dental crown lengthening involves reshaping excess gum tissue to expose more of the natural tooth structure. It is done to fix a “gummy” smile.
  • Pocket Reduction (Osseous Surgery/Gingivectomy): Pocket reduction surgery is done to treat advanced-stage periodontal disease where pockets are formed between the tooth and gum tissue, housing bacteria and plaque. The gum tissue is cleaned and folded back so that it can heal and attach to the healthy teeth again.
  • Ridge Augmentation: Ridge augmentation involves adding bone grafts to the jaw in order to build up the ridge so that dental implants can be placed successfully.
  • Ridge Preservation: Ridge preservation procedures are conducted immediately after a tooth extraction. A bone graft is placed at the extraction site if low jawbone density is observed to enhance the success rate of implant placement in the future.
  • Regenerative Procedures: These procedures aim to restore the gum and bone health deterioration caused due to advanced stage periodontal disease.
  • Sinus Lift: Sinus lift surgery is done to enhance the success rate of implant placement in the upper jaw by lifting the sinus floor and developing bone for the placement of implants.

If you are looking for quality treatment for gum disease or tips on how you can avoid it altogether, contact us at (561) 614-2144 to schedule a consultation. We are located at 125 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33432.

Our Happy Patients

"The best Dental office in Boca.. very professional in a new modern office. Julie is my dental hygienist.. I love her friendly personality and she is highly skilled at what she does. Cindy at the front desk and the entire staff is efficient and very friendly. The dentists at this office are extremely skilled (shout out to Dr. Horwitz) and very up to date on all procedures. They are patient, and genuinely care about your dental experience in their office. I always recommend this dental office to friends if they want the best dental experience in Boca Raton."

Catherine W.

"Dr. Dean is fantastic. So kind and caring and still very professional. His skills are superb and the staff are great people! Also very skilled and friendly. No “dental fear” when you go to this practice! I highly recommend Dr Dean & Staff."

Susan B.

"Let's face it,the dentist is probably not your 1st choice of places to go. But if you do need to go to a dentist, Dean and Israel is one of the best! Their staff is dedicated to great service. Dr Dean excels as a dentist, as well as dentist artistry! He gave me a smile that I am so proud of. He & his staff attend to all of your dental needs in a most caring & professional manner."

Bea M.
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