All About Periodontal Procedures & Techniques

Blue Periodontics and Implants’s Dr. Ann Hammi Blue is a periodontist in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Blue is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology who has practiced in the specialty of Periodontics and Dental Implants for more than 10 years. In this series of articles, she discusses a few of the most popular procedures at her practice.

When Is Surgery Necessary for Periodontal Patients?

Periodontists have a number of surgical and non-surgical techniques that they can use to help patients who suffer from a wide variety of gum-related health problems.

How Do Regular Implants Differ From Plate Dentures?

Traditional dental implants are much more secure than basic plate dentures. Patients who have dentures should strongly consider switching to implants for the aesthetic and functional benefits.

Aesthetic Procedures at the Periodontist’s Office

Periodontists do more than just treat gum disease. They can also help patients who suffer from certain aesthetic concerns. Using certain techniques, periodontists can lengthen teeth and reduce the size of the gums.