CBCT 3D Imaging

Dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a specialized type of dental x-ray that provides a 3-D image of the teeth, soft tissues, blood vessels, nerve pathways, and bone. Images produced by a CBCT scan are highly detailed and show the relationship between multiple structures, which allows your periodontist to create an appropriate treatment plan. […]

Conscious Sedation

Conscious sedation is a form of mild sedation that will provide a deep state of relaxation, while keeping you awake and somewhat aware of your surroundings. This level of sedation is accomplished by placing a small mask over your nose, then having you inhale nitrous oxide gas. Shortly after inhaling the gas, you will begin […]

Non-Surgical Gum Treatments

At Perio NW, we subscribe to the American Academy of Periodontology’s belief that the most minimally-invasive and cost-effective treatment options should be used. In most cases, non-surgical gum treatments can effectively treat gum disease without the need for more invasive treatments. Period NW offers the following non-surgical gum treatments: Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing Periodontal […]

Gum Surgery

There are different types of surgical gum procedures that can be performed to treat gum disease. At Perio NW, we offer the following surgical gum procedures: Pocket reduction/gingival flap surgery: the gums are folded back and bacteria is removed from the inside of the gum tissue. The gums are then secured to the teeth, so […]

Bone and Soft Tissue Grafts

Bone and tissue grafts are sometimes performed as supplemental procedures. Bone grafts are used to increase the amount of bone in a specific area, while tissue grafts are used to correct gum recession. During a bone graft, bone tissue is commonly harvested from another area on your body, such as your hip, tibia, or back […]

Dental Implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots made from titanium that are placed in the jawbone. As the implant heals, it fuses with the surrounding bone to provide a secure anchor for the placement of a dental prosthetic such as a crown, bridge, or denture. Depending on the number of missing teeth, one or more dental […]

Periodontal Scaling & Root Planning

Periodontal scaling and root planing is a specialized type of dental cleaning that is used to prevent or manage gum disease. This cleaning is completed in two parts. The first part, periodontal scaling, consists of removing plaque, tartar, and bacteria from the surface of the tooth and in the gum pockets. The second part, root […]

Comprehensive Periodontal Care

At Perio NW, we offer a comprehensive approach to meet all your periodontal needs, from routine maintenance cleanings to gum surgery and the placement of dental implants. Our office offers the following comprehensive periodontal services: Bone & tissue grafts CBCT 3-D imaging Conscious sedation Dental implants Gum surgery Non-surgical gum treatments Periodontal scaling and root […]