What is Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy?

Watch this video to learn more about our nonsurgical periodontal therapy options to non-invasively treat a variety of gum diseases.

When patients come into our office for nonsurgical periodontal therapy, that usually includes us numbing your gum and going below the gum line to remove any buildup or bacteria that has been present below the gum line. It consists of us using a special water and air power tool, scaling, probing and flossing. For the antimicrobial therapy that we offer, we have the options of mouthwash medication that we can place below your gum and also laser therapy. If you’re presenting any of these symptoms, then please call us to schedule and we can get you in for an evaluation.

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About John Hopkins, DDS

After attending Tulane University and receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1977, Dr. Hopkins graduated from the prestigious Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia.

At Emory, Dr. Hopkins studied directly under Dr. Ronald Goldstein, considered the father of modern aesthetic dentistry.

Following graduation from Emory in 1981, Dr. Hopkins joined an esteemed multi-specialty practice in Palm Beach, Florida, where he honed his skills in numerous dental specialties: endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and aesthetics.

While in Florida, Dr. Hopkins also completed the continuum at the Pankey Institute, the most renowned dental education institute in the world.

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