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We keep the gums and tissues that support your teeth going strong for life with a range of periodontic services

Your mouth is a sum of its parts. Notably, the health and appearance of your teeth depend on the tissues surrounding and supporting them. In fact, periodontics refers to the branch of dentistry that focuses on diagnosing, treating, managing, and preventing problems associated with the gums and other tissues in the periodontium around the teeth.

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In turn, our team at Strongsville Smile Keepers provides a full range of periodontic services to individuals and their family members throughout the Brunswick, Brecksville, North Royalton, Brook Park, Parma Heights, Middleburg Heights, and Parma area, and greater northern Ohio. While all patients, regardless of overall health status and risk factors for gum disease, can benefit from standard professional cleanings and guidance on good oral hygiene at home, some services may be tailored to your unique needs. These services are listed below and may be recommended if active disease is present that requires prompt treatment:

  • Scaling and root planing– SRP may be appropriate for patients with early-stage inflammation (gingivitis). It can also be suitable for mild periodontitis (advanced gum disease) cases. In its early stages, the effects of gum disease can be reversed. A “deep cleaning” SRP involves removing pathogens like stubborn plaque and bacteria from below the gum line. It also involves “planing,” or smoothing the rough surfaces of the teeth roots. These uneven surfaces tend to collect bacterial plaque, which allows disease to flourish and progress unabated. 
  • Gingival reshaping – Additional periodontics procedures involve recontouring overly gummy tissue or crown lengthening to address gingival overgrowth and to expose more of the tooth in preparation for a dental crown procedure.

Services to treat the gums and other supportive tissues may be restorative or cosmetic in nature. All services are trusted and performed to our exacting safety and quality standards. Keep your teeth going strong for life! Call (440) 508-4080 to schedule a visit to our office in Strongsville, OH.

Dr. Matt Gaebelein
Dr. Matt Gaebelein: Your Trusted Dental Expert

With over 25 years of dedicated experience in dentistry, Dr. Matt Gaebelein is the CEO, leader, and distinguished clinician at Strongsville Smile Keepers. A graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and a lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, Dr. Gaebelein's commitment to excellence is manifest in his passion for dentistry and unwavering dedication to providing top-tier dental care.

As a Senior Master Provider in Fastbraces Orthodontic Technology, Dr. Gaebelein has transformed the smiles of countless children and adults, earning him the prestigious Teledyne Hanau Award for his excellence in prosthodontics. Dr. Gaebelein's commitment to ongoing education is showcased through his fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry, a distinction achieved by only 6% of dentists in the US and Canada.

His warm, friendly demeanor and extensive experience create a welcoming environment at Strongsville Smile Keepers. You can rest assured that Dr. Gaebelein and his team will provide exceptional dental care, treating you like family and prioritizing your oral health needs.