Respected Winston-Salem, NC Periodontist, Dr. Kenneth Peavy, Speaks at Forsyth Dental Hygienist Society Meeting

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Dr. Kenneth Peavy, an esteemed periodontist in Winston-Salem, NC, was recently the guest speaker for the Forsyth Dental Hygienist Society meeting at Forsyth Technical College in Winston-Salem, NC. This successful continuing education course taught attendees the latest advancements in periodontology, including laser dentistry.

Dr. Kenneth Peavy Honored Speaker at Forsyth Dental Hygienist Society Meeting

Dr. Kenneth Peavy, an experienced periodontist in Winston-Salem, NC, was recently honored to be a guest speaker at the Forsyth Dental Hygienist Society Dental Hygiene Month meeting. Held at the Forsyth Technical College in Winston-Salem, NC, the course covered a variety of topics pertaining to periodontology. Dr. Peavy spoke specifically on new tunnel techniques for gum grafting, the LANAP® protocol, and other periodontology advancements.

As the fields of dentistry and periodontology gain new research and offer improved treatments, clinicians must stay up-to-date on the latest effective techniques to provide patients with leading care. As a speaker at the recent Forsyth Dental Hygienist Society Dental, Dr. Peavy discussed a variety of the advanced, state-of-the-art services that he also provides patients at his practice including laser dentistry. Laser treatment is known for its gentle accuracy and long-term results. Using the LANAP protocol, Dr. Peavy is able to precisely target infected tissue and remove gum disease, leaving healthy tissue unharmed and offering faster recovery times than traditional techniques.

As a respected periodontist in Winston-Salem, NC and an authority in periodontology, Dr. Peavy also offers, and spoke on a cutting-edge tunnel technique that eliminates the need for removing donor tissue from the palate and grafting it into the receded gum line. Instead, he uses Alloderm, or collagen from donors to conveniently treat receding gums. In combination with the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique (PST™), a revolutionary procedure that is rapidly growing in popularity due to its effectiveness, speed and minimally-invasive nature, he is able to offer leading care. With only a small pinhole sized incision, Dr. Peavy can readjust the receded gums to a more natural and healthy placement, covering exposed tooth roots. If the receded gums are a result of periodontal disease, Dr. Peavy may recommend laser dentistry treatments as well.

Patients who are interested in receiving laser dentistry or gentle gum recession treatment, are invited to schedule an appointment with Dr. Peavy, trusted periodontist in Winston-Salem, NC, by calling 336-774-3001.

About the Doctor

Dr. Kenneth Peavy is a periodontist offering personalized dental care for patients in Winston-Salem, NC, since 1996. Dr. Peavy completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his dental degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1989, College of Dental Medicine. He finished his residency program in General Dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia and his certificate in periodontics at the Medical University of South Carolina. He also earned his Master’s Degree in Health Sciences. Dr. Peavy joined an exclusive group of doctors to offer The Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™) for gum recession treatment. To learn more about Dr. Peavy and his dental services visit his website at and call (336) 774-3001.

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