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Preventing Periodontal Disease

Mission Hills Dental

What is periodontic treatment? The dental specialty that allows the treatment of periodontal disease. This disease affects the gums and jawbone, and usually begins with gingivitis, a bacterial infection of gum tissue.

At Mission Hills Dental, we adhere to the belief that regular dental hygiene can prevent this condition. However, should it occur, we are skilled in treating this progressive disease that can, untreated, lead to gum and jawbone destruction, shifting or loose teeth, and teeth loss.

Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss today.  There may be few or no symptoms with this disease, even as it causes the teeth to separate from infected gum areas.

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However, our skilled staff can recognize the types of this disease and help you eliminate it, whether the periodontic condition is chronic, aggressive, necrotizing, or systemic.

The treatments we offer to deal with periodontal disease include such procedures as scaling and root planing, which cleans gum pockets and treats them with antibiotics.

Tissue regeneration is another treatment option, through grafting of tissues. Pocket elimination surgery is also used to treat periodontal disease. And should the disease cause tooth loss, the use of dental implants is employed by our skilled team.

Signs that periodontal treatment may be necessary include bleeding, swollen, or red gums, localized gum recession, and exposed tooth roots.


What Our Patients Are Saying

Justin K.

So happy with my experiences at this office so far. I believe that they do everything they can to make these visits as painless as possible, and it shows. A's all around.

Alan B.

I shopped a lot, decided on Dr. Razi for extensive dental repairs and restoration. Two years later, I'm still entirely happy with that decision, and still see him and his staff for check-ups and maintenance.

Todd B.

Fantastic well qualified and caring dentist and very personable and efficient office staff. The dental hygienist is friendly and gentle, and explains all therapy to the patients satisfaction.

Russell D.

Dr Razi and his team are Next Door Doers! They are marvelous Granada Hills Community Dental Care providers! Dr Razi is skilled, informative and caring. His practice is the Crown Jewel of the SFV!! Looking for a Dentist? This is a GREAT ONE!! 

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I am very nervous when it comes to dentists, but Dr.Razi was fantastic. He made me feel very comfortable and explained everything in detail. He is patient and he has a great personality . Jamie was also great in helping me relax. The girls in the front are very friendly and helpful. I most definitely recommend this dental office.

David Y.

Treated with the best of hospitality, employees are very nice ty I would recommend a friend or family member here.

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Mission Hills Dental

10515 Balboa Blvd. Suite #250
Granada Hills, CA 91344

(818) 365-8600

Mon, Tue, Thur: 8am - 5pm
Wed: 9am - 6pm
Fri - Sun: Closed

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