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Neil Priske,D.D.S.(818)249-6133

Soft Tissue Management
Dental Procedures & Services
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Dental Materials Fact Sheet
Why Fillings Need To Be Replaced
Sensitive Teeth & Cracked Tooth Syndrome

What is soft tissue management?

Soft tissue management is an individualized plan to eliminate infection of the gums and root surfaces. An appropriate plan will be chosen by Dr. Priske, your hygienist, and you. Dr. Priske or the hygienist will perform the treatments to thelp eliminate infection, make recommendations to help you more effectively clean your teeth daily, and guide you through our efforts to achieve and maintain oral health.
What is Root Planing?
Root planing is the treatment of the diseased root surfaces below the gumline. A routine prophylaxis (cleaning ) emphasizes cleaning the teeth above the gumline in a generally healthy mouth. Root planing focuses on eliminating tartar and plaque below the gum and detoxifying the root surfaces where the disease occurs. Obtaining smooth roots and flushing out the pockets allows for healthy reattachment of the gums and the root surfaces.
What do we hope to accomplish with soft tissue management?
-Gums that do not bleed. Healthy gums do not bleed!
-Fresher breath and taste
-Knowing how to effectively maintain good oral hygiene
-Reduced pocket depths
-Control of Periodontal disease
What do we need from YOU, the patient, to make this treatment a success?
-Completion of the periodontal therapy prescribed by your dentist
-Thoroughly cleaning all tooth surfaces two times a day
-Maintenance of regular recare visits

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