Periodontics in McLean VA

While dental decay/cavities are easily restored or fixed, periodontal/gum disease requires a more comprehensive approach. Most patients are not aware that they may have gum disease due to its silent nature. Early diagnosis, treatment, and continuous maintenance of periodontal disease is important. When periodontal/gum disease begin to affect your gums there can be serious consequences for your general and oral health. The only way to effectively combat this disease is with periodontal therapy. Great Falls and McLean residents can count on Han & Ahn DMD, P.C. to provide them with the dental services they need to restore the health and beauty of their smiles following periodontal disease, or gum disease.

Dr. Han, one of the leading dentists at our practice, specializes in periodontics and implant dentistry. His extensive experience and comprehensive educational background make him extremely well-qualified to help you recover from the lasting problems that gum disease can cause.


McLean & Great Falls VA: Experienced Periodontist

Leading periodontist from our McLean dental office, Dr. Han, is so well-known for his expertise in periodontics that he serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania in periodontics and periodontal prosthesis and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. When choosing a dentist to treat your periodontal disease, you can't go wrong with a periodontist that has his credentials and experience.

Man Smiling, Periodontics in McLean VA

Periodontal Disease in McLean & Beyond

No one is completely safe from periodontal disease. Whether or not you practice good oral hygiene, your genetics can make you predisposed to suffer from this kind of dental decay. Han & Ahn DMD, P.C. frequently encounters patients in McLean and Great Falls with periodontal disease caused by a number of factors, including the following:

 Plaque Buildup
 Poor Oral Hygiene
 Smoking & Tobacco Use
 Medications  Grinding Teeth

 Poor Nutrition


The Effects of Gum Disease—McLean VA - Great Falls VA - Tysons Corner VA

Periodontics involves a number of different treatments, which can range from simple to complex. We can assess the extent of your gum disease and provide you with the most effective treatment for your situation. This allows us to help you counteract common problems caused by periodontal disease, such as:

 Perpetual Bad Breath
 Red or Swollen Gums
 Tender & Bleeding Gums
 Pain While Chewing
 Loose Teeth
 Increased Sensitivity

 Receding Gums 
 Pus Between Gums

Are you suffering from periodontal disease in McLean or Great Falls, VA? Invest in restorative treatments from Han & Ahn DMD, P.C. today! To learn more, contact us today. We also serve Tysons Corner, Oakton, Vienna, Arlington, Alexandria and Falls Church, Virginia, and Potomac, Chevy Chase, & Bethesda Maryland.