• Understanding Periodontal Disease


    Making sure your gums are healthy is very important.

    Our office will work with you to prevent and treat if necessary periodontal diseases. Preventative care can help you maintain the healthy smile you love. Receding gums are a common problem. It is recommended that you maintain a healthy lifestyle, including brushing and flossing in addition to eating healthy foods in order to prevent gum recession. Gum recession creates ‘gaps’ and ‘pockets’ that form near the gum line. Without intervention, bacteria grow in these areas and tissue and bone deteriorate until the tooth is lost.


    Preventative Quick Tips:

    • Use a soft toothbrush
    • Make small, circular movements as if you were brushing each tooth one at a time.
    • Brush front, back and tops of teeth with toothbrush.
    • Make sure bristles of toothbrush enter all crevices between teeth.
    • Floss two times daily!
    • Brush for two to three minutes every day before breakfast and after dinner.
    • Replace toothbrush every three months.
    • Visit your dentist regularly.

    Puros Dermis

    Puros dermis allows the Doctor to graft tissues to your gums without grafting tissue from another part of your mouth. This breakthrough procedure regenerates receding gum lines to recreate your beautiful smile. Having healthier gums keeps your teeth straight and strong. Feel free to ask us for more information on your next visit!

    Advantages of grafting:

    • Puros dermis is very safe and widely used.
    • Allows regrowth of healthy gum tissue.
    • Healthy gum tissue helps protect your teeth from disease and sensitivity.
    • Exposed roots are vulnerable to decay.
  • Children’s Dentistry

    Our Pediatric Dentistry includes sealants and fluoride treatments for early preventative care.

  • Crowns & Fillings

    We can restore damaged teeth using CEREC technology in a single-session visit.

  • Exams & X-Rays

    We utilize advanced X-ray technology with both 2-D and 3-D CT-Scan capabilities.

  • Implants & Replacements

    Implants are rapidly becoming the standard of care for treatment of tooth replacement.

  • Invisalign Braces

    Invisalign “No Metal” braces offer a comfortable and affordable alternative to metal braces.

  • Oral Cancer Screening

    We utilize VELscope®, a wireless, handheld scope to screen for early oral abnormalities.

  • Oral Surgery

    Valley Dental Center specializes in many types of oral surgery, including root canal, dental implants and more.

  • Periodontal Care

    Periodontal diseases can be avoided through preventative care or treated by your dental office.

  • Prevention & Care

    Preventative care and other treatment options provide long-term dental health.

  • Sleep Dentistry

    Sleep Dentistry allows us to create a state of relaxation for our patients during dental procedures.