Learn More About Treatment for Infected Gums

The statistics on gum disease are startling. More than 50% of Americans suffer from gum disease, and because of this, finding an effective and convenient treatment for gum disease in Spokane, Washington, is more urgent than ever.

While most dentists refer patients to other specialists for gum disease treatment, Dr. Richard Weigand and his team at Richard D. Weigand, DDS, are here to help you restore your gum health.

Gum Disease Treatment Options

There are several different options for treating gum disease in today’s modern world. Dr. Richard Weigand is a fellow of the World Clinical Laser Institute, and Dr. Weigand has more than 30 years of experience. Below are some options for treating gum disease that Dr. Weigand and his team can help you with.

Scaling and Root Planing

A traditional method for treating gum disease is scaling and root planing. Essentially, this periodontal treatment deep cleans the tooth roots beneath the gum line.

Laser Gum Surgery

Also known as pocket depth reduction, laser gum surgery is the preferred treatment method for cases of gum disease that are moderate to advanced.


With gingivectomy, the inflamed and overgrown gum tissue is removed. With this treatment, pocket depths are reduced so that bacteria and plaque have less chance to form. This treatment is performed with laser precision, which results in superior infection control and reduced bleeding and discomfort.


Treat Gum Disease in Spokane, Washington: The Benefits

What are the benefits of treating your gum disease with Dr. Weigand? There are several, and we’ve listed some of them below.

  • Reduced or eliminated halitosis (bad breath)
  • Faster healing time
  • Harmful bacteria population is controlled
  • Reduced risk of bone loss and tooth loss
  • Minimally invasive treatment without traditional gum surgery
  • Improved overall
  • A gorgeous smile

Treatment for Infected Gums in Spokane, Washington

When you need more information about how to treat gum disease, Dr. Richard Weigand and the team at the practice of Richard D. Weigand, DDS in Spokane, Washington, are here to answer your questions and serve you. Give us a call at [phone] or contact us online for more information.

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