Periodontal Disease Should Not Be Ignored
Gum Disease? Bleeding Gums? Bad Breath? Gum Recession? Your periodontist can help!
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A periodontist can give you the caring, comfortable, state-of-the-art periodontal treatment you require to take care of your most pressing dental needs.
Our gums say a lot about our oral health, so if they are bleeding, red or tender, they may indicate the presence of untreated, undiagnosed periodontal (gum) disease. Without proper treatment, this type of condition will only worsen. In time, you could end up losing one or more of your teeth or suffering from chronic bad breath and experiencing bleeding when eating or drinking.
At Dental Specialty Associates, a periodontist regularly helps patients get the periodontal treatment necessary to keep gum disease from worsening or spreading to other areas of the mouth. Some of the most common periodontal treatments a periodontist performs include:
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For patients who have been diagnosed with periodontal disease, being on a maintenance treatment plan can prevent further problems. It will also keep the affected areas clean and disease-free.
When periodontal disease occurs, pockets form between the gums and the teeth. These pockets are an invitation to bacteria; therefore, the periodontist will clean them thoroughly through scaling and root planing, and then attempt to get the gums to re-adhere to the teeth, thereby closing the pocket.
During this type of surgical procedure, gums that have receded are repaired using gum grafts. New technologies make gum grafting a safe procedure for the right candidates, and give patients the look and function of healthy gums.
Osseous or flap surgery treats the teeth that have been damaged due to periodontal disease. During the procedure, a periodontist will thoroughly clean the teeth below the gum line of plaque and tartar and trim away excess, diseased gum tissue.
Very few oral diseases are as uncomfortable as periodontal disease. The condition typically starts with poor oral hygiene that allows plaque and tartar to build up, and soon leaves patients with sore, inflamed gums, loose teeth, or infections. Studies suggest that because periodontitis is an inflammatory disease, a healthy gums diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods may be your best bet…
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is one of the biggest threats to your oral health. If your gums are infected and compromised, they can have a serious effect on the rest of your mouth, putting your teeth and even your jawbone at risk. At Dental Specialty Associates, we know how important it is to treat periodontal disease in…
It’s one of the most common dental health problems. Gum disease can be hard to detect and as it spreads deeper into your gums it becomes harder to treat. Periodontal treatments can be intensive and time-consuming. Save yourself some serious time and discomfort by taking care of your gums. At Dental Specialty Associates, we know how you can cheat periodontal…