Periodontal Disease Video
As a Board-Certified Periodontist with over 30 years of experience, Dr. Michaelides has helped countless patients choose the most appropriate periodontal and dental implant treatments for their specific needs. If you're concerned about periodontal disease, an appointment with Dr. Michaelides is an excellent first step toward improving your oral health.
Minimally-Invasive Periodontal Treatment
Periodontal surgery becomes necessary when tissue around the teeth is too diseased to repair with non-surgical treatments. Dr. Michaelides has extensive experience in using minimally invasive techniques to treat gum disease. which are much more comfortable for patients . He also uses computer guided implant procedures that allow him to place dental implants with less discomfort, more accuracy and better results.
As an alternative to conventional gum grafts, Dr. Michaelides uses Alloderm® grafts which are similar to Collagen grafts used by plastic surgeons. Alloderm grafts do not require the use of your own donor tissue, making them less invasive and less painful. The results are often more cosmetically pleasing as well.
If you are a candidate for one of these periodontal disease treatments, Dr. Michaelides offers oral conscious sedation. Oral conscious sedation relaxes you and ensures that you will feel less discomfort. For a calm, tranquil experience, ask us about oral conscious sedation.
Dr. Michaelides accepts most major credit cards and insurance plans. Dr. Michaelides is In-Network Provider for most insurance plans including Delta , Met Life , Cigna , Blue Cross, Guardian, Safeguard and with many others. He offers extended payment plans often without interest with the dental financing company Care Credit.
Contact our Fresno periodontal office today to learn more, or request an appointment online.