When you’ve lost bone mass due to periodontal disease, it takes new tools and techniques to clean the plaque off of your teeth.

In a healthy mouth, the space between the tooth and gums, called the sulcus, is normally two to three millimeters deep, which is how far below the gums you can effectively clean with a toothbrush and floss. With periodontal disease, the sulcus deepens into a pocket — which cannot be reached with regular home dental tools.

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Root indentations
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Special Tools for Periodontal Disease

Special tools are necessary to reach beyond the normal three millimeters of the sulcus and thoroughly clean the sides of the roots in a pocket. Each tool is used for a different area in your mouth. We’d be happy to work with you to customize a plaque-removal program using these special tools to prevent tooth loss and protect your beautiful smile.

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