Periodontal Treatments

Periodontal Treatments

ODonnell Family Dentistry offers periodontal treatments for patients with gum disease. When your gums become infected, it can cause swelling, redness, and easy bleeding, and can eventually lead to tooth loss and bone deterioration. Call 859-269-4613 today to learn more about gum disease treatments in Lexington, Kentucky, and schedule your appointment with our experienced dentists, Drs. David O’Donnell, and William Galbreath.

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a degenerative condition primarily caused by bacteria found in plaque. The bacteria inflame and infect the gum tissues, and when left untreated, the gums can eventually begin to pull away from the teeth. Untreated periodontal disease can result in bone loss, tooth loss and gum tissue recession.

If your gums are swollen, red or tender, or if your gums bleed easily, you may have periodontal disease. Other common symptoms of gum disease include loose teeth, painful chewing, persistent bad breath and receding gums that make your teeth appear longer than normal. Following an exam at our office, our dentist and team will be able to determine whether you suffer from periodontal disease.

The treatment for gum disease is based upon your specific needs. Depending on the severity of the condition, our dentist may recommend additional professional dental cleanings, improved at-home oral hygiene, antibiotic treatment, scaling and root planing (deep cleanings), or gum surgery. We strive to help you restore your oral health and halt the progress of the disease. For more information on periodontal treatment, we welcome you to call or visit our office soon. We look forward to caring for your smile!

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If you are a candidate for dental implants in Lexington, Kentucky, you can receive your implant treatment for $999!

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Teeth Cleaning

At O'Donnell Family Dentistry, we believe that getting your teeth cleaned every 6 months keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.

Gingivitis Treatment

Begin your journey toward a radiant smile and healthier gums with Gingivitis Treatment.

Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, Drs. David O’Donnell, and William Galbreath can provide you with a cosmetic dental treatment in Lexington, KY to correct the flaws in your teeth and help you achieve a more beautiful smile!

Emergency Dentistry

You never know when a dental emergency will happen. Thankfully, O'Donnell Family Dentistry is Lexington's most trusted Dental Emergency team. We have a team of dental experts to serve you.

Invisalign

Straighten your teeth with a clear alternative to metal braces. (For Example: Invisalign®)

Clear aligners are a removable, discreet orthodontic treatment. They consist of a series of trays that you wear for several weeks at a time. As your teeth gently move into position, you start using the next set of trays.

Root Canal

A root canal, also called endodontic treatment or therapy is a dental procedure to help save a tooth with inflamed or infected pulp tissue. If you are having pain while chewing, swollen gums, or sensitivity, you may need this procedure.

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Begin your journey toward a radiant smile and healthier gums with Dental Bonding.

Fillings

When your smile has experienced damage from cavities, chipping, or other minor problems, our dentists can provide you with a composite dental filling to restore the appearance and strength of your teeth.

iTero® Digital Dentistry

Ready to visualize your new smile? The team at O'Donnell Family Dentistry recognizes the vital role of modern dental technology in delivering exceptional dental care.

Fluoride Treatment

Looking for a preventive defense against tooth decay? Fluoride treatment might be right for you.

Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants are a simple, effective, and affordable way to help reduce the risk of cavities.

Veneers

Let our team help you determine what whitening process is right for you, based on the current color and condition of your teeth.

Teeth Whitening

Let our team help you determine what whitening process is right for you, based on the current color and condition of your teeth.

General & Family Dentistry

ODonnell Family Dentistry is a family dental practice, providing treatments for patients ages 2 to 100!

Dental X-Rays

Dental x-rays are a wonderful tool for quickly diagnosing and treating developing dental problems.

Extractions

While many of us do our best to keep our teeth healthy, sometimes a tooth needs to be taken out to keep you healthy. In these cases, an extraction is necessary.

Oral Hygiene

The best way to protect your teeth and gums against disease and decay is to practice good oral hygiene at home.

Oral Sleep Appliance

If you have sleep apnea or snore, Drs. David O’Donnell, and William Galbreath may recommend an oral sleep appliance to help improve your sleep.

Pediatric Dentistry

Drs. O’Donnell, and Galbreath are pleased to treat patients of all ages, including children. We offer our pediatric dentistry to help our youngest patients develop healthy smiles and excellent oral care habits.

Periodontal Maintenance

After you have completed your treatment for gum disease, our dentists will schedule regular appointments for periodontal maintenance to ensure that your gum disease does not return and that your mouth remains free of harmful bacteria.

Periodontal Treatments

ODonnell Family Dentistry offers periodontal treatments for patients with gum disease. When your gums become infected, it can cause swelling, redness, and easy bleeding, and can eventually lead to tooth loss and bone deterioration.

Restorative Dentistry

Drs. David O’Donnell, and William Galbreath provide restorative dentistry in Lexington, Kentucky, to help patients who have severely damaged or missing teeth restore their healthy, beautiful smiles.

Dental Implants

Are you missing teeth? If so, you could be a candidate for dental implants in Lexington, Kentucky!

Implant Supported Dentures

If you need to replace many or all the teeth in a full arch, our dentists may recommend implant supported dentures. This restoration offers all the stability of single-tooth implants, without the cost of replacing every individual tooth!

Dental Bridges

When you are missing multiple teeth in a row, Drs. David O’Donnell, and William Galbreath can provide you with a porcelain dental bridge to close the gap in your smile and give you a beautiful, long-lasting restoration.

Dental Crowns

Porcelain dental crowns in Lexington, Kentucky, can provide you with a natural-looking, durable restoration, returning the strength, appearance, and function of your tooth after it has been damaged or experienced severe decay.

Dentures

If you are missing many or all your teeth, dentures or partial dentures may be the option for you! Dentures can restore your smile and provide support for your face, helping to support your cheeks and lips to maintain a healthier overall appearance.

Root Canal Treatment

Drs. David O’Donnell, and William Galbreath can provide you with a root canal, also known as endodontics, when the pulp of your teeth becomes infected or is injured. Endodontic treatments can often heal and restore your tooth, and prevent the need for an extraction.