80-85% of the adult population exhibits various stages of gum disease.
It is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Most recently there
has been considerable research linking the risk of both heart disease
and strokes with the occurrence of gum disease.
serious consequences at stake, we take our responsibility to thoroughly
diagnose and treat gum disease at its earliest occurrence very seriously.
We employ a early detection technique called Modulated Microbilogical
Periodontal Therapy also known as "KEYES THERAPY".Developed
by Dr Paul Keyes while he was at The National Institutes of Health,
This non surgical approach to the treatment of gum disease involves
the assessment of the bacteria risk that a person has present in
their mouth. The quick, painless, and very cost effective analysis
involves taking a small sample of the bacterial plaque from under
a persons gumline and placing in under a phase contrast microscope.
Just as a high cholesterol count is a risk factor for heart disease,
a high degree of pathogenic bacteria present in your bacterial slide
sample can put you at significant risk of gum disease and eventual
several progressive stages evolved in gum disease: