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Peter A Payne DMD
Implant Dentistry and Periodontics
"Coordinating all your dental treatment"
Call: (401) 273-6161

Types of Treatment Offered

  • Dental Implants are prosthetic roots of Titanium, the same material used in hip and knee replacement. The present technique was developed by Swedish orthopedic surgeon and vascular researcher Dr Per-Ingvar Branemark in the early 1960s and was approved by Sweden's National Board of Health and Welfare for routine patient treatment in 1978. Implant treatment has under gone continuous innovations by dental researchers the world over and continues to do so.
  • Scaling and Root Planing with local anesthetic and disinfection, this followed by an examination to see of further treatment is indicated
  • Periodontal Maintence with dental hygienist - "The Cleaning"
  • Pocket Elimination - This is done to reduce the depth of the space around the tooth and gum; shallow enough for effective brushing and flossing. Home care and regular cleaning visits are key to long term oral health. Periodontal disease is not cured, it is controlled.
  • Gum grafting - The addition of dense pink tissue at the gum line provides a biologic seal to prevent bacterial from damaging supporting bone around teeth. It is possible to cover exposed root surfaces eliminating sensitivity and restoring