Crystal Lake Gum Disease Dentist

Don’t let gum disease control your smile!

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Keep your gums healthy and strong

Gum disease can sneak up on you, but our Crystal Lake Dental Arts team is here to help. Also known as periodontal disease, this common infection takes root in your gums and can lead to serious dental problems, including tooth loss. Our expert care can help you treat and prevent gum disease, so you can enjoy a healthy smile for years to come

Benefits of gum disease therapy

  • Prevents tooth loss
  • Improves oral health
  • Reduces risk of other health problems
  • Restores the appearance of your gums
  • Improves your overall dental health
  • Helps you avoid more costly and extensive dental treatments

What is gum disease therapy?

Gum disease therapy refers to a range of treatments designed to help prevent, diagnose, and treat gum disease.

These may include:

  • Deep cleaning (scaling and root planing)
  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Laser therapy
  • Surgery (in severe cases)

The key to successful gum disease therapy is early detection and treatment. If you are experiencing symptoms of gum disease, don’t hesitate to seek treatment. Contact us and learn more about how gum disease therapy can benefit you.

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Am I a candidate for gum disease therapy?

Are you experiencing the symptoms of gum disease?

  • Bleeding gums
  • Bad breath
  • Loose teeth
  • Receding gums

If so, you may be a candidate for gum disease therapy.

Dr. Khan will thoroughly examine your mouth and gums to determine if you are a candidate for gum disease therapy. If gum disease is detected, he’ll work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs.

Hassle-free healthy gums

At Crystal Lake Dental Arts, we provide personalized care to make your appointments as stress-free as possible. That includes helping you afford your gum disease treatments with customized payment plans. Call (815) 893-2119 today to learn more.

You deserve healthy, strong gums and a trustworthy dentist…

We’re proud to be a patient-centered dental practice. Schedule your gum disease therapy appointment with us today and discover what makes us different from the rest!

Anxiety-free environment.

We’re exceptional at clearing dental anxiety and giving each patient the time they deserve.

Friendly team and caring dentist
We’re a family-oriented practice and our staff will always make you feel at home.

Personalized Attention
You are more than just a number. We greet you by your name and only take 5-6 patients per day.

Payment plans
We work with our patients to find the best financing options.

 Prevent gum disease from taking over your smile!

It doesn’t matter if it’s been years since your last appointment — we’ll be happy to provide you with comfortable, judgment-free care. Take the first step towards healthy gums!

Get ready for your gum disease therapy appointment

We provide personalized care centered around our patients, ensuring you feel comfortable throughout your visit.

  • NStart with a comprehensive exam with Dr. Khan, including any necessary X-rays or imaging.
  • NReview findings with Dr. Khan and discuss any treatment recommendations.
  • NMost often, we will recommend a dental deep cleaning that cleans under your gums to stop the spread of gum disease. This may be done in one or multiple appointments depending on the severity of your condition.
  • NIn severe cases, we may recommend additional treatments, such as antibiotic therapy or surgery.

Remember! Early detection and treatment are key to successful gum disease therapy. To keep good oral health and prevent gum disease recurrence, we recommend that patients attend dental cleanings four times a year until gum disease is under control.

Contact us today to schedule an evaluation and learn more about how gum disease therapy can benefit you.

We take pride in our patients

Dr. Khan is clearly someone who cares about his patient’s concerns and takes time to listen to their needs. He took care of my filling and got me situated with a new nightly retainer in a single visit. I was happy to discover that the team is providing the high-quality care that I’ve come to expect.

— Mary V.

Dr. Khan is a fantastic dentist, and his staff is top-notch. He explains things well, is caring, and connects with his patients. He follows up himself to ensure you are doing well after procedures.

— J.T.

Dr. Khan took a substantial amount of his time to help me understand my treatment options and the paths forward. I left the office feeling well-informed and confident in his recommended treatment plan.

— Mark H.

Visit Us

Monday: 8:00am-3:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 1:30pm-8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-3:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-12:00pm

Get a lifetime of smiles!

Enjoy comfortable dentistry with a staff that’ll make you feel at home.

Call (815) 459-9444
Text (833) 690-1965

Frequently asked questions about gum disease therapy

Is gum disease therapy painful?

Gum disease therapy can cause some discomfort, but most patients find the procedure manageable with local anesthesia and/or sedation. Our team will work with you to ensure your comfort throughout treatment.

How long does gum disease therapy take?

The length of gum disease therapy will depend on the severity of your condition and the type of treatment recommended. Some treatments, such as scaling and root planing, may be completed in a single appointment, while others may require multiple visits.

What can I expect after gum disease therapy?

After gum disease therapy, you may experience some mild discomfort, swelling, or bleeding in the gums. Dr. Khan will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your mouth during the healing process, including brushing and flossing techniques, diet recommendations, and follow-up appointments.

More questions about gum disease therapy?

Don’t hesitate to speak with us! Call (815) 459-9444 for more information.