Your First Visit at Southern California Periodontics & Implantology

  • Patient FAQ's

    What Is The Healing Process for Dental Implant Surgery?

    Why Should I Get A Dental Implant To Replace My Tooth?

    How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

    Why Do I Need A Bone Graft Procedure?

    Am I A Candidate For The Pinhole Surgical Technique?

    Does A Gum Grafting Procedure Hurt?

    How to Take Care of The Dental Implant Site

    What Does The Dental Implant Surgery Recovery Process Like?

    What Is The Importance of Dental Implants After Extractions?

    Benefits of using the Pinhole Surgical Technique vs. Traditional Methods?

    What Conditions Do Periodontists Treat?

  • Gum Recession and Related Procedures

    Labial Frenectomy

    Gingival Recession

    Non-Carious Cervical Lesions

    Connective Tissue Graft

  • Periodontal Disease and Treatment

    Gingival Probing and Pocket Depth

    Plaque and Calculus Depth



    Prophy Vs. Scaling & Root Planing

    Scaling and Root Planing

    Osseous Surgery

  • Periodontal Maintenance

    Prophy vs. Periodontal Maintenance

    Periodontal Maintenance Therapy

  • Gummy Smile Causes & Treatment

    Causes for a Gummy Smile

    Altered Passive and Altered Active Eruption

    Gingivectomy (Esthetic)

    Crown Lengthening (Esthetic)

    Crown Lengthening (Tooth Wear)

  • Dental Implants and Related Procedures

    Surgical Extraction

    Bone Graft (Socket Preservation)

    Bridge Vs. Implant

    Screw-Retained Implant (Posterior Healing Cap)

    Screw-Retained Implant (Anterior Healing Cap)

    Guided Implant Placement

    Bone Graft with Immediate Implant Placement

    Osteotome Sinus LIft with Implant Placement

    Locator-Retained Over Denture

    Implant Supported Bridge (Anterior CAD/CAM)

    Removable Partial Dentures

    Sinus Lift – Lateral Window

    Cone Beam Computed Tomography

    Trauma – Horizontal Root Fracture

    Consequences of Bone Loss

    Single Tooth Loss

  • Other Conditions

    Cracked Tooth

    Root Resorption


    Peri-Implant Mucositis

    Dry Mouth