Periodontal Considerations

At Matsumoto Orthodontics & Periodontics, we mitigate selective periodontal issues, alongside orthodontic treatment, to help our patients achieve exceptional results.

Did you know Dr. Matsumoto is the only Dual-Trained and Board-Certified Orthodontist + Periodontist at Porters Neck Office in Wilmington, NC, and one of the only providers in the entire country?

We don’t just consider ‘crooked’ teeth; we consider everything, from gum esthetics to airway function, craniofacial growth and development, skeletal discrepancy, and dentogingival components. In other words, orthodontic treatment is truly comprehensive and personalized with us.

Combining Periodontics with Orthodontics to Achieve Beautiful Smiles

Dr. Matsumoto applies his extensive training, education and experience to create custom treatment plans that combine periodontics with orthodontics. This allows us to help patients prevent various periodontal (gum) conditions that may otherwise impact smile esthetics or function in the near future.

We provide specialized periodontal treatments, including:

Depending on your individual case, we are equipped to perform esthetic crown lengthening, gingivectomy, frenectomy, soft tissue grafts, canine exposure, partial corticotomy with bone grafting (PAOO, Wilckodontics, SFOT, etc.) and so on.

When you visit us for your initial consultation , Dr. Matsumoto will examine your smile and bite, in consideration with your gums, to create a personalized treatment plan that helps you achieve your perfect, healthy smile. 

Still have questions about periodontics or orthodontics in wilmington?

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at any time.

Dr. Matsumoto and our experienced team are here to guide you, so you can experience a positive treatment process while you achieve your perfect smile.

Ready to get started? Request your initial consultation at our convenient Porters Neck office in Wilmington, NC today! While the majority of our consultations are free, charges may apply in select complex surgical or complicated cases.