Appointments and Referrals
Phone: (414) 288-6279
Fax: (414) 288-4595
What is Periodontics?
Periodontics is a specialty to prevent, diagnose and treat gum disease. Your care will be provided by a resident who is a qualified dentist and is now being trained as a specialist. Our residents treat patients on a daily basis under the supervision of our Periodontics faculty.
What is Gum Disease?
Gums that bleed with brushing, flossing, constant bad breath, swollen gums, gums that move away to show the root of the tooth, or bone loss.
Services We Provide
- Pocket reduction procedures like Gingivectomy (removing infected gum)
- Gum graft surgery
- Crown lengthening
Who We Serve
- Adults: Yes
- Children: Yes but restrictions apply
- Special needs: Yes but restrictions apply
What to Expect
Specialized care is provided by residents under the supervision of licensed periodontists. Because we are a teaching institution, appointments may take longer.