Advanced Dental Knowledge and Trends

Welcome to the Palmetto Periodontics blog, where Dr. James P. Wilson shares valuable dental insights and the latest trends in periodontal and implant care. Our posts are designed to enrich your understanding of oral health and to help you make informed decisions about your dental care.

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At Palmetto Periodontics in Columbia, SC, we believe in empowering our patients with knowledge. Each blog post is crafted to provide in-depth information on a variety of topics, from comprehensive periodontics to innovative treatment options available at our clinic such as LANAP or LAPIP treatments.

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Dr. Wilson, with his extensive experience and ongoing commitment to education, provides insights that cover the latest advancements and techniques in the field of periodontology and dental implants.

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Choosing the Right Periodontist for Your Dental Implants

Choosing the Right Periodontist for Your Dental Implants

Dental implants are a sophisticated solution for replacing missing teeth, and they require the meticulous attention of a skilled specialist. Periodontists, dentists who specialize beyond dental school in the treatment of gum disease and the placement of dental implants, are ideally suited for this task.

Bone Grafting in Periodontics: What You Need to Know

Bone Grafting in Periodontics: What You Need to Know

Bone grafting is a crucial procedure in periodontics, often necessary for dental implants or combating the effects of periodontal disease. This treatment helps regenerate bone that has been lost, providing a solid foundation for implant placement and enhancing oral health.

How to Choose the Best Periodontist for Gum Treatment

How to Choose the Best Periodontist for Gum Treatment

Selecting the right periodontist (a dental specialist focused on the structures supporting the teeth, including gums and bone) is crucial for maintaining healthy gums and ensuring effective treatment of any gum disease.

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