Periodontal Disease in Frisco, TX

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Periodontal (gum) disease is inflammation in the gums, which may result in significant damage to your oral health. There are three stages of gum disease, ranging from mild to severe. The first phase is gingivitis, which is brought on by plaque buildup in the gum pockets. If not treated, gingivitis may develop into the second phase called periodontitis, which affects the fibers and bone that support your tooth roots. Advanced periodontitis is the final phase of gum disease, which may cause teeth to become loose or fall out. To treat gum disease, Advanced Smiles provides both surgical and nonsurgical treatments based on the seriousness of the disease, including scaling and root planing, antibiotics, gum surgery, or laser treatments, as well as tooth extraction. When you have signs of periodontal disease, contact our office in Frisco, TX to schedule an examination and consultation with Dr. Ernest De Paoli.

Treatment for gum disease will be determined by the severity of the disease. After Dr. De Paoli diagnoses you with periodontal disease, he will review his suggestions for your treatment program. For cases caught early, scaling and root planing (SRP) is usually done to deep clean your gum pockets. In more advanced cases, an antibiotic may be taken along with multiple SRP treatments. Acute cases of periodontal disease will typically call for a surgical procedure, such as regenerative (grafting) or pocket reduction.

I love coming to Advanced Smiles! The hygienists are great at what they do. They take the time to explain what they’re doing, and answer any questions you have. Dr. Paoli is thorough and very kind. Definitely recommend going here!

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Dr DePaoli and the staff are the best.

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Every visit at this dentist office is pleasant, quick, and efficient. I’ve been going here for years, and the staff are super sweet and skilled at what they do!

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Christie was Amazing!! Love how she took the time to walk me through each step! She was very aware of how I felt as a patient. Highly recommend! The office was very clean. The staff gave great customer service.

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I’ve been going to this dentist for several years now. Very comfortable atmosphere and personable service. They look after all of your concerns. Very knowledgeable staff. They make sure that you are comfortable when performing any procedure. Very reputable and professional.

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Periodontal disease will cause more damage if you don't get the appropriate therapy so it is necessary to get expert help as soon as any signs occur. At Advanced Smiles, we work with you to renew your gum health and prevent future cases of disease. For more information or to schedule a consultation with Dr. De Paoli, contact our office in Frisco, TX.

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