Frequently Asked Questions About Periodantal Disease

What's so bad about periodontal disease, anyway?

Periodontal disease is a serious, bacterial infection that can cause gum, bone and tooth loss. Unfortunately, because it is a chronic, painless condition, you may not even know that you have it until it is in an advanced stage!

Many recent studies have suggested that the periodontal bacterial infection circulates throughout your body and may contribute to other health problems such as diabetes, heart and lung disease, stroke, cancer, and even premature births.

Why RPE - Regenerative Periodontal Endoscopy℠ - may be a good alternative over traditional surgery and/or root planing.

There are several reasons why RPE - Regenerative Periodontal Endoscopy℠ - may be a better alternative for you:

How many appointments will RPE℠ take?

RPE - Regenerative Periodontal Endoscopy℠ - can be completed in just one appointment, lasting one to four hours.  There is no down time following this procedure as with periodontal surgery, and no need for direct follow up appointments by PerioPeak Innovations. A comprehensive consultation is completed before RPE℠ treatment, and communications with your dentist or periodontist are established.