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After Dr. Rafla has completed the active phase of periodontal treatment, your periodontal disease will be under control.

The initial stage of treatment for periodontal disease is usually a thorough cleaning that may include scaling or root planing.

When recession of the gingiva occurs, the body loses a natural defense against both bacterial penetration and trauma.

Another recent development in periodontal treatment is the use of laser to regenerate tissue.

Your teeth affect your whole body. When they’re healthy, you’re healthier too. A missing tooth can affect your bite, speech and eating choices.

The procedure to place an implant takes 30 to 60 minutes for one implant and only 2 to 3 hours for multiple implants.

After tooth extraction, if the walls of the socket are very thick, they will usually fill naturally with bone in two to three months.

All-on-4 Implant-Supported Dentures refer to a popular prosthodontics procedure designed to help a patient achieve a new, supported smile.

When one or more teeth are missing, it can lead to jaw bone loss at the site of the gap.

Over a period of time, the jaw bone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is reabsorbed.

A ridge augmentation is a common dental procedure often performed following a tooth extraction to help recreate the natural contour of the gums.

Many people are apprehensive about receiving dental care, and we are pleased to offer sedation dentistry in Worcester, Massachusetts.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.