020 8391 9222
165 Ruxley Lane, Ewell, Surrey, KT19 9EX
If you have been diagnosed with periodontal disease we may refer you to a specialist (also known as a periodontist) who has extensive training, expertise and knowledge in this area.
At Horton Dental Practice we want our patients to receive the highest level of care and benefit from the latest in available treatments. You may be referred to a periodontist if we believe you require further treatment or specialist advice.
Periodontal specialists are highly skilled in the treatment of oral inflammation, advanced gum disease and in treating patients with additional medical conditions.
The specialist will review your medical and dental history. They will need to know about any medications or medical issues as this can affect the treatments offered.
During your visit they will carry out a thorough examination to make accurate treatment recommendations.
The periodontist may measure your periodontal pockets. This technique involves using a small measurement instrument to determine the extent of any infection between your teeth and gums. They may also take x-rays if there is a concern about bone loss or damage.
A periodontist can perform a range of treatments such as:
Before you are referred to a specialist, your team at Horton Dental Practice will discuss the need for and benefits of this additional care.
Please call Horton Dental Practice today on 020 8391 9222 or click here to contact us.
If you have traveled abroad in the last 14 days or have been in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus please check the gov.uk and nhs.uk websites for the latest COVID-19 travel advice, you may need to call NHS 111 for further advice before making or attending your appointment. The NHS is well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases and has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff.
We also ask that only patients with appointments attend the practice. Please do not bring any non-essential people with you where reasonably possible, to help reduce exposure for both staff and other patients."continue