According to the American Dental Association, periodontics "is that specialty of dentistry which encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes and the maintenance of the health, function and aesthetics of these structures and tissues".
- Bleeding gums
- Swollen gums
- Red gums
- Loose teeth
- Laser Therapy to detoxify periodontal pockets and stimulate bone regeneration
- Scaling and Root Planning
- Pocket reduction with surgery (Laser therapy has supplanted this procedure in many cases)