Periodontal Treatments

At JL Family Dentistry, we want our patients to know that receiving dental care can be both easy and comfortable. We take pride in providing a warm and relaxing atmosphere to ensure that your dental care will be provided in a “no-pressure” environment. We will always be sure to thoroughly explain your options, risks, and benefits of treatment.

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Jowett & Lewis Family Dentistry in Topeka, KS, offers comprehensive periodontal treatments to address various stages of gum disease. Our dedicated team, including experts like Dr. Lewis and Dr. Jowett, is committed to providing effective solutions to maintain your oral health and prevent the progression of periodontal issues.

Recognizing the Need for Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal treatment may be necessary if you experience:

  • Bleeding gums during brushing or flossing
  • Persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth
  • Receding gums or teeth that appear longer
  • Loose or shifting teeth
  • Swollen, red, or tender gums

Why Periodontal Treatment is Important

Periodontal treatment is crucial for:

  • Halting the progression of gum disease
  • Preventing tooth loss and maintaining dental health
  • Reducing the risk of complications related to overall health, such as heart disease
  • Enhancing the aesthetics and comfort of your gums and teeth

Treatment Process for Periodontal Disease

Our periodontal treatment process includes:

  1. Comprehensive Evaluation: A thorough examination of your gums, teeth, and bone structure.
  2. Diagnosis and Planning: Identifying the type and severity of gum disease and developing a personalized treatment plan.
  3. Scaling and Root Planing: Deep cleaning procedures to remove plaque and tartar from below the gumline and smooth the root surfaces.
  4. Medication: Applying or prescribing antimicrobial agents as needed to control infection and promote healing.
  5. Surgical Treatments: If necessary, performing surgical procedures to restore supportive tissues.
  6. Maintenance and Follow-Up: Regular check-ups and cleanings to monitor the health of your gums and prevent recurrence.
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To prevent periodontal disease:

  • Practice good oral hygiene, including brushing twice daily and flossing regularly
  • Visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings
  • Avoid tobacco products
  • Eat a balanced diet to support oral health


With timely and proper treatment, the effects of periodontal disease can be halted and managed, significantly improving oral health and quality of life.

Frequently Asked Questions about Periodontal Treatments

What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection of the tissues that support your teeth, potentially leading to tooth loss if untreated.

Can Periodontal Disease Affect Overall Health?

Yes, periodontal disease has been linked to other health issues, including heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory conditions.

Is Periodontal Treatment Painful?

We ensure patient comfort during all treatments. Some procedures may require local anesthesia, and we offer options to manage any discomfort.

Protect Your Gums and Teeth with Our Periodontal Care Services

Don’t let gum disease compromise your oral health. Contact Jowett & Lewis Family Dentistry in Topeka, KS, at 785-272-3864 for expert periodontal treatment and regain your healthy smile.