Dr. Robert Cain is an experienced periodontist and certified LANAP provider in Knoxville. Dr. Cain diagnoses and dental concerns related to the health and condition of the gums and the bone supporting your teeth. Our dental care team provides periodontal therapies for dental problems in a caring, compassionate manner.
Treating Periodontal Concerns in Knoxville
Many patients do not realize the important role that gum health plays in the maintenance of a healthy and aesthetically pleasing smile. The gums provide the support structure for the teeth and also play a role in overall physical well-being by keeping harmful bacteria in the mouth from entering the bloodstream.
Dr. Cain takes a comprehensive approach to your care and will recommend treatment tailored to your unique needs and goals. Treatment options can include:
Gum Disease Treatment
Bleeding gums may be a sign of gingivitis, an early form of gum disease known as periodontal disease. It is estimated that more than 75% of American adults have some form of gum disease. A highly trained periodontist, Dr. Robert Cain treats bleeding gums through a variety of treatments, depending on your specific condition.
The first is scaling and root planing. This is essentially a deep and thorough cleaning of the pockets between your teeth and gums. This procedure can be done on patients of all ages.
Schedule A Dental Exam Today
Dr. Robert Cain provides advanced periodontics in Knoxville, Hardin Valley, TN. We welcome new patients from all surrounding communities! Call our dental care team to schedule your visit to our Knoxville dentist office, or request an appointment online.