Gum disease is one of the most common problems adults face and can begin at just about any age.
Some risk factors include smoking, pregnancy, puberty, stress, teeth grinding, poor nutrition, diabetes, and poor oral hygiene. When gum disease persists, it destroys soft tissue, breaking down the relationship between the teeth and supporting gums and if not treated early enough, can cause irreversible loss of bone surrounding the teeth.
In it's advanced stage, it may cause loss of teeth.
Signs that you may have gum disease include:
If detected early enough, gum disease may be reversed before it causes permanent damage. Depending on your periodontal condition, our hygienist will recommend a specific treatment plan in order to reverse or stabilize the disease.
Our periodontal therapy:
All services provided by general dentists