COVID-19: Update

A Message to Our Patients

In order for the dental profession to do its part to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the American Dental Association and North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners both released recommendations last evening to postpone all elective, non-urgent dental procedures and cleanings. We are committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our patients, our team, and the greater community. Therefore, we have made the well-informed decision to modify our schedule as of Tuesday March 17th, and close the office for all non-emergent procedures. Our office will remain closed for the month of April . If you are a patient scheduled at our office during this timeframe, we will be reaching out to you regarding your appointment. If you are a patient of record with a dental emergency, please call our office at 919-469-9986 so that you can be evaluated. We will continue to monitor the recommendations given to us as new information becomes available, and we will update you accordingly. Thank you for your trust, patience, and understanding as we all navigate through this situation.

Be safe and stay healthy!
~Dr. Brenegan and the Team at Cary Periodontics

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Americans 65+ with moderate or severe periodontal disease


Americans 30+ with Periodontal Disease

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My experience with the doctor and team was just great. What a pleasure to be able to have a practice this convenient and very highly recommended. I look forward to my next visit. Quite the team!

Dr. Brenegan, thank you and your staff for being so helpful. In these days of cutting corners and ignoring customer service, it is refreshing to see a business so dedicated to its customers.

We thank Dr. Brenegan for spending as much time as he did explaining the necessary procedure. He put medical into layman terms and we both thoroughly understood our next steps. Plus he was optimistic about the future outcome!

Dental Implants

Dental implants are small titanium posts which are designed to provide a foundation to help replace single or multiple missing teeth.

Site Preservation

Site preservation refers to a specific application of bone grafting that attempts to prevent the resorption of bone that normally follows the removal of a tooth.

Ridge Augmentation

Ridge augmentation refers to the process of adding or building up bone in an area of bone deficiency.

LANAP® Procedure

LANAP® is a progressive technique using a specialized laser to destroy the bacteria which cause disease and alters the tissue so that it has the opportunity to heal.

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planning, also known as “deep cleaning,” is a form of nonsurgical periodontal therapy and is often the first step in periodontal treatment.

Periodontal Surgery

The ultimate goal with surgery is to reduce the periodontal pocket and control the destructive inflammatory process involved in periodontitis.

Bone Regeneration

Regeneration procedures serve to direct the growth of new bone and gum tissue at sites having insufficient volumes or dimensions of bone or gum tissue for proper function, esthetics or prosthetic restoration.

Gum Grafting

Common types of gum grafting include free gingival graft, connective tissue graft and acellular dermal matrix allograft.

Crown Lengthening

Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure that reshapes the gum tissue and supporting bone in order to expose an adequate amount of healthy tooth structure.

Cosmetic Periodontal Surgery

Cosmetic periodontal procedures are designed not only to restore the functional and structural integrity of the teeth and gums but also to restore a more natural appearance and enhance the beauty of a smile.

Oral Sedation

Oral sedation is a popular option for our patients because they can administer the medication on their own in the form of a pill.

IV Conscious Sedation

Intravenous conscious sedation is a highly effective method where sedative medications are administered directly into the blood stream.