Periodontal Disease

Maintaining healthy gums is crucial for your overall oral well-being as they form the cornerstone of your smile. Onset of gum disease can jeopardize your general health, heightening the chances of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. If left untreated, it may even lead to tooth loss.

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Promoting Oral and Overall Health through Periodontal Care

Our mission is to safeguard your smile and overall health through periodontal care. Our arsenal includes deep cleanings, scaling and root planing, and various advanced treatments to halt the progression of gum disease and prevent further complications.

If you're at risk for gum disease or have experienced significant bone loss due to it, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment. We'll craft a comprehensive treatment plan to address the underlying issues and set you on the path to improved health.

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Common Questions

What is periodontal disease, and how does it develop?

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a bacterial infection that affects the gums and, if left untreated, can damage the supporting structures of the teeth. It often begins with the accumulation of plaque on the teeth, which, if not removed through proper oral hygiene, can lead to inflammation and infection in the gums.

What are the common signs and symptoms of periodontal disease?

Typical symptoms include red, swollen, or bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, loose or shifting teeth, and receding gumlines. In more advanced stages, it can cause pain and even tooth loss. Regular dental check-ups can help detect these signs early.

How is periodontal disease treated?

The treatment for periodontal disease varies depending on its severity. It can range from professional dental cleanings to more extensive treatments like deep cleanings, scaling and root planing, and in severe cases, surgical procedures. Good oral hygiene practices, such as daily brushing and flossing, are crucial to prevent and manage the disease.

Can periodontal disease affect my overall health?

Yes, periodontal disease has been linked to various systemic health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. The inflammation caused by gum disease can affect the entire body. It's essential to address gum disease not only for your oral health but also for your general well-being.

What can I do to prevent periodontal disease?

Preventing periodontal disease involves maintaining good oral hygiene practices, including regular brushing and flossing. Additionally, attending dental check-ups and cleanings is vital for early detection and treatment. Avoiding tobacco use and maintaining a healthy diet can also contribute to preventing gum disease.

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