Periodontal Services

Dr. Gregg W. McKenzie offers a wide array of periodontal services and procedures to enhance your dental and total-body health.

Choose McKenzie Periodontics & Implant Dentistry for your all of your periodontal services needs to ensure that your periodontal care will be delivered by some of the most experienced and capable hands in Columbia, SC. Dr. McKenzie has decades of experience providing periodontal services and his caring and experienced staff are some of the finest supporting cast members in all of dentistry! Below you can explore the many periodontal procedures we offer. Call us if you have questions!

LANAP & LAPIP Laser Treatment

A pioneering method for treating periodontitis (gum disease) at all stages of progression.

Sinus Lift

A sinus lift, or sinus augmentation, is a procedure for adding bone material to the jaw when necessary.

Ridge Preservation

Ridge preservation surgery is used to restore the jaw bone when tooth loss weakens the tooth socket.

Ridge Augmentation

Ridge augmentation is performed when the ridge of the jaw must be built up prior to placing implants.

Guided Tissue Bone Regeneration

Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR) is a technique that restores bone strength prior to implant placement.

Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal maintenance includes examinations and procedures designed to slow and prevent gum disease.


Gingivectomy is a surgical procedure where infected and inflamed gums are reshaped to control bacteria.

Dental Bone Grafting

Bone grafts are any of a handful of procedures that replace missing bone or promote new bone growth.

Gingival Graft / Gum Grafting

Gum grafting is often used to cover exposed tooth roots whenever periodontitis has caused gum recession.

Dental Crown Lengthening

Dental crown lengthening may be performed when there isn’t enough tooth material above the gum line.

Exposure of Impacted Teeth for Orthodontics

Exposure of impacted teeth may be necessary to help your regular orthodontist reposition your teeth.

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing are deep cleaning procedures that can lower the risk of or eliminate gum disease.

Tooth Extractions

The removal of teeth may be necessary for a variety of reasons. Extractions are procedures that remove teeth.

Dental Implants

Dental implants replace lost teeth. Once the implant osseointegrates a crown can then be placed.

Call Dr. McKenzie Today for information about Periodontal Services: (803) 788-0900

If you are experiencing gum problems or think you need a periodontal exam, call us! We treat patients in Columbia, SC Area, including Lexington, Blythewood and all communities of the Midlands.