healthy gums have small pockets around each tooth. The bacteria and infection
associated with periodontitis causes these pockets to become deeper, trapping
more bacteria and causing more infection. When the pockets become too deep
for scaling and root planing, a Laser Pocket Depth
Reduction procedure is often a solution.
During a Laser Pocket
Depth Reduction procedure, Dr. Pierre gently folds back the gum and removes the disease-causing bacteria and infection.
Dr. Pierre will then smooth the root surfaces and, if necessary, reshape the gum and
bone. He then uses the laser to seal the nerves and blood vessels.
This will allow the gums to be healthier.