Cincinnati's Successful Periodontal Care
Dr. Michael Toms is a periodontist in Cincinnati, OH. Periodontists are dentists with three years of extended training beyond dental school, preparing them in treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants. As a periodontist, Dr. Toms specializes in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease; he is also an expert in the treatment of oral inflammation. The educated dental staff is highly trained to handle all types of dental situations. Everyone at the office of Dr. Toms aims to provide patients with a friendly, relaxing environment. Dr. Tom's office hosts some of the most recent dental technology and provides patients with current research on many periodontal subjects such as gum disease and laser treatment.
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Dr. Michael Toms Offers Laser Dental Surgery
Exceeding in laser dental surgery, Dr. Toms is part of one percent of dental professionals in the country trained in LANAP. The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is the only form of laser dental surgery cleared by the FDA. It treats gum disease by removing diseased tissue while leaving healthy tissue intact. This laser dental surgery is a successful periodontal treatment because it stimulates bone growth, helping patients keep their teeth. LANAP® is the only laser treatment supported by scientific research and patient histological studies.
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Patient Education on Gums
Specializing in treating periodontal disease, Dr. Toms aims to educate patients about their gums. Proper dental hygiene and frequent dental visits can help patients prevent infected gums. There are many health risks related to gum disease such as heart disease, diabetes, low birth weight, pancreatic cancer and stroke. It has been estimated that 75 percent of Americans have some form of gum disease. Knowing how to care for your gums is essential in preventing the onset of gum disease.
To learn more about preserving healthy gums check out Dr. Toms' many different education links such as Youtube videos, blog posts, and the basics on gum disease symptoms.