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Symptoms like gum recession, jawbone atrophy, and tooth loss can be indications of gum disease.

Periodontics by Premier Dental & Implant Center in Orland Park, IL, can resolve gum disease, replace lost tooth roots, and much more.

Your initial consultation with us is free. We invite you to learn why patients in need of periodontics turn to us.

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You don't have to live with gum recession, tooth sensitivity, missing teeth, and the other uncomfortable symptoms of gum disease. Our periodontist, Samer Shaltoni, and our implant dentist, Yamen Akhras, can work together to correct any damage caused by gum disease and replace any teeth you may have lost.

To treat your symptoms and live with restored function, we invite you to request a consultation with our Orland Park, IL, dental office today. If you are new to our practice, your first visit with us is free, a value of more than $200.

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Patients Love Our Orland Park, IL, Team "The only regret I have is I didn’t find you all sooner!"


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Honestly best dentist I’ve ever been to hands down! I have had fillings, root canals, and crowns and I’m lucky I came to this establishment... The staff are amazing! Soo comforting, very friendly, outgoing, and makes for a looked forward to visit! Thank you Premier Dental and Implant Center! The only regret I have is I didn’t find you all sooner! TRY THIS PLACE OUT, YOU WONT REGRET IT!

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The best experience ever. I hated dentists all of my life. However, this experience was a positive experience. I'm definitely going to revisit their office and make them my official dentist. Im blessed.

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Our Available Dental Solutions for Treating Gum Disease and Its Effects

If you are experiencing gum disease, your Orland Park, IL, dentist can provide the following treatments to completely restore your oral health:
Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing

The early stages of gum disease can be treated with scaling and root planing. This deep cleaning procedure treats deep periodontal pockets by removing plaque and tartar from above and below the gumline and smoothing the tooth roots to encourage the gums to reattach to the teeth.

Gum Graft

Gum Grafts

Exposed tooth roots can cause sensitivity and pain, but there are ways to treat this gum recession. Our periodontist can perform a connective tissue graft or free gingival graft that removes tissue from the roof of the mouth and places it over the exposed tooth roots.

Dental Implant Placement

If your gum disease has progressed to the point where you have lost teeth, Drs. Samer Shaltoni and Yamen Akhras can place dental implants. These implants can support crowns, bridges, and dentures to restore any degree of tooth loss.

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Bone Grafting

With tooth loss comes jawbone atrophy, which will affect your candidacy for dental implants. Bone grafting can restore your candidacy by placing grafting material at the site of the jawbone recession, eventually restoring a suitable base for implants.

Sinus Lift

Sinus Lifts

If you've lost bone in your upper jaw and want to restore your candidacy for dental implants, our periodontist can raise your sinus floor and place grafting material.

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Guided Bone Regeneration

Guided bone regeneration uses barrier membranes to direct the growth of new bone in areas where there is insufficient tissue. This tissue regeneration can allow for the stable placement of dental implants.

Why Receive Care From a Periodontist?

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While a general dentist is well-equipped to help maintain your oral health and treat problems that affect the teeth, gums, and other areas of the mouth, a periodontist has undergone special training to maintain the gums and bones that support the teeth. Dentists may refer their patients to a periodontist when they need advanced care.

At Premier Dental & Implant Center, we have a general dentist, an implant dentist, and a periodontist, so you have access to everything you may need under one roof. Drs. Kaitlyn Lagesse, Yamen Akhras, and Samer Shaltoni can develop a plan that treats your gum disease, alleviates your uncomfortable symptoms, and restores the structural integrity of your mouth. You won't have to seek treatment anywhere else.

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We Make Treatment Affordable

Our Orland Park, IL, office accepts most insurances, which makes treating the symptoms of gum disease affordable. However, dental implants aren't covered by insurance. If you're receiving implants or have other out-of-pocket expenses, you can pay in affordable monthly installments through CareCredit®.

When left untreated, gum disease can cause extensive damage that can be costly to fix. The sooner you seek treatment, the less it will cost.

Our dentists provide a variety of dental procedures catered to the diverse health needs of families. By providing a full scope of dental care for all ages, we hope to build lifelong relationships with our patients and help individuals regain and maintain their dental health for a lifetime.

Premier Dental & Implant Center

At Premier Dental & Implant Center, we provide high-quality dental care for your entire family. Dr. Yamen Akhras and our team offer a full range of dental services. We are also proud to be affiliated with:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Associations
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists

For more information about our services, contact our office online or call (708) 873-9709 today.

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