Periodontal diseases, commonly referred to as "gum disease", affect both the gum tissue and jawbone around teeth. Resulting from a combination of infection and genetic factors, periodontal diseases are the major cause of tooth loss in adults. In addition, emerging evidence suggests that the infection and inflammation of gum tissue ...Periodontal Medicine
Oral Plastic Surgery
First impressions are extremely important. A beautiful and natural smile can give you back your confidence personally and professionally. We are trained specialists in the regeneration and reconstruction of lost gum tissue and bone from disease, genetics or trauma. Oral plastic surgery can help to restore tissues around exposed ...Oral Plastic Surgery
Dental Implants can replace a single tooth, multiple teeth or can be used in combination with removable dentures. These artificial tooth roots give you the opportunity to have tooth replacements that look, work, and feel like your natural teeth. Dental implants can restore your smile, comfort in function, and overall health.Dental Implants
Specialists in Periodontics & Dental Implants
Periodontics is recognized by the American Dental Association as one of the nine specialties of dentistry. Following four years of dental school, a periodontist completes a three year advanced residency program before becoming certified. A periodontist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease, the placement of dental implants, and the maintenance of oral health.Fullerton Periodontists
Why see a Periodontal Specialist?
Dr. Clem, Dr. Yen, and Dr. Hunter limit their practice to periodontal medicine, oral plastic surgery (regeneration of lost bone and gum tissue), and dental implants for Orange County and surrounding communities. As specialists, we have the training and experience to manage a broad range of treatments and reconstructive surgery for gums, jawbone, tooth replacement with dental implants, and All-On-4® Treatment for predictable, full mouth tooth replacement as an alternative to dentures. From routine to more complex issues we are committed to working in a team-approach with your dentist, physician and hygienist to ensure your periodontal health and successful dental implant results.