Gum Disease Therapy
Do you feel like you have red and swollen gums? If you have these symptoms, you're not alone and they are the most common symptoms of gum disease. Around 80% of adults have or will have some form of gum disease whether it be gingivitis or periodontal disease. Fortunately, there are many effective and pain-free gum disease treatments.
Gingivitis, the mildest form of gum disease, is typically treated with a thorough dental cleaning, followed by daily brushing and flossing. We will teach you the proper brushing and flossing techniques to maximize your home care efficiency and get you on the road to healthy gums.
Periodontal disease is a more severe form of gum disease because the infection of the gums begins to affect the surrounding bone of the teeth. Scaling and root planning (deep cleanings) and sometimes some local antibiotic treatment may be necessary to disinfect the gums to treat periodontal disease. For more advanced and difficult cases of gum disease, we offer a variety of treatment options to contain and help prevent the future progression of the gum disease. If you're experiencing symptoms, call our office today.