The term “periodontics” refers to the dental specialty that pertains to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease that affects the gums and jawbone. The gum tissues serve to surround and support the teeth and the underlying jawbone anchors teeth firmly in place.
Dr. Rick K. Smith offers a full range of periodontal care services to help you keep your gums and teeth healthy for a lifetime. Learn all about gum disease and gum care by visiting these pages:
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