Perio treatments at Los Angeles dental practice achieve superior outcomes

Periodontist in Los Angeles Area

What goes on inside of our mouth has an effect on our overall health. Dr. Don Mungcal at Downtown Dental in Los Angeles combines advanced technology and tools to achieve positive outcomes for his patients. This is integrated into all treatment areas, but particularly perio for gum disease. While preserving and improving gum health, teeth and oral structure will be preserved, and patients will experience positive effects on other body systems in the process.

Our understanding of the importance of healthy gums has caused us to research and adopt more extensive methods to treat periodontal disease from its earliest stages. Prevention is always ideal, but if gum disease has developed, prompt treatment is crucial. We treat our patients using not only methods offered by other providers in our area, but also with expanded and more technologically-advanced options, as well, to promote faster and more efficient healing.

Plaque allowed to remain on teeth will harden into tartar. These substances that need to be removed from teeth through personal oral hygiene and regular professional dental cleanings. Some dental practices consider this to be enough to combat gum disease. While we find these methods useful and effective, we also believe that optimal treatment may require more.

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Our mouths are a breeding ground for various types of bacteria. These bacteria are the force behind the formation of plaque and tartar, yet still remain even if these build-ups are removed. What this means is that even though plaque and tartar have been removed, the harmful bacteria are still present, and goes right back to work to damage and destroy healthy gum tissue, possibly oral structure, and even introducing more risk factors into other areas of a patient’s health. To break this cycle, Dr. Mungcal and the quality staff of Downtown Dental are able to analyze the bacteria at work on an individual, in order to develop a targeted treatment plan in order to kill the particular strains at work. This leads to improved patient health via the route of least invasiveness.

When selecting a dentist in Los Angeles to meet your preventative, restorative, and cosmetic oral care needs, choose Dr. Don Mungcal of Downtown Dental. You will have access to the latest in dental technology, as well as an experienced and professional staff and environment.

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I actually owe a debt to Downtown Dental because they caught my oral cancer. I went to them because I had a bump on my tongue and thankfully they ordered a biopsy immediately (same day). The staff has been wonderful to me (even sending me a get well card during my cancer treatment). They do great work - the crowns are made in the office to save you time - and they are very upfront on pricing. You know exactly what you will pay. They are also very flexible on appointments. And they validate parking! They also have taken COVID precautions very seriously. Very professional and well-organized. Highly recommend them.
The staff here on its own deserves the five stars. Everyone is so friendly and take there time to get to know you as a patient. There very easy to work with on what’s best for you in the long run with insurance and dental care. On top of them making you feel comfortable, you can tell that they actually care about you and your dental health. The parking is also super easy and they validate so you don’t have to pay. I’d highly recommend coming here!
I am so glad I came to Downtown Dental. From the moment I walked into the office I was met with a smile and a warm welcome. During my first visit, a dental plan was made for me and they got to work right away. I have never experienced such attention to detail and such excellent customer service at a dental office. During my root canal procedure and fillings everyone was extremely helpful and constantly making sure I was comfortable. Since then, I am encouraging everyone to check out Downtown Dental, they really are amazing.
Best experience I have ever had in 40 plus years of Dentist visits. Crazy friendly people, every last one of them. Such a pleasant experience. If you need a Dentist this is the place to go. The Doctor is awesome as well.
This place has been my dentist my whole life and I won't consider going anywhere else. Everyone is nice and accommodating and the doctor knows his stuff. I just had pinhole gum rejuvenation surgery and the results are awesome. The staff really looks out for your best interest and the doctor will assure you have a great smile...pain free too..
If your looking for a Dental office that does good quality and precise work . With care and a gentle touch . then Downtown Dental is the place for you ! I got an extraction here and they made me feel comfortable and always checked to see how I was feeling and doing ! Dr. Mungcal is easily one of the best dentist in LA.
Most updated equipment ive ever seen in a dental office, pain less wisdom teeth extraction and comfortable throughout the entire process. Dr.Mungcal, Lali and the entire staff make a great team!! Thank you Downtown Dental!!
Amazing staff, efficient, professional, and all around incredible! We love the technology they have right in their office making our appointments time effective. Dr. Mungcal and his crew are amazing!
The staff is very knowledgeable and professional. My experience here is always great! Couldn't be happier
I have been going to downtown dental for years and I just can't recommend them enough. Priyam and Sussie are extra amazing, as is the entire team there!
Absolutely amazing experience at Downtown Dental! The staff is so kind and really welcome you in. Overall the dental care has been incredible and I highly, highly recommend coming here for any dental need.

Oral Cancer Screening Video

Oral Cancer Screening Video
Every patient at Downtown Dental undergoes a thorough check for oral cancer and other dental health issues. This video shows how it’s done. Transcript
Here at downtown Dental, we take oral health and cancer screenings very serious. This month is November and it's the month of oral health cancer awareness and screenings. Every patient we examined thoroughly, we look and we check their lips, tongue and we check for any abnormalities or bumps. At home you should also check to make sure that everything looks okayLeava is going to demonstrate what in oral health cancer screening is and what we examine. So, we first start off by checking all the lips. We make sure that the lips look healthy and that we palpate them, which is touching them and making sure that there's nothing anormal. Then we go into the mucosa and check the cheeks. We're going to look and check the hard palate as well as the soft palate. This might tickle a little. We checked the posterior of the tongue. Do you, Viola, go ahead and say, aaaaaa. We check the lateral sides of the tongue. Go ahead and sit your tongue showed up great. And we also check the floor of the mouth. Get the tongue to the roof of your mouth. Good all clear. Oral cancer is especially important to check the patients who are smokers, alcohol drinkers and we thank you for watching the video.

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