PERIODONTAL DISEASE TREATMENT
What Is Periodontitis?
Taking good care of your teeth and gums is crucial to a healthy smile. Periodontitis, or periodontal disease, is a gum disease that is common but also preventable. Learning about periodontitis can help you avoid it in the future. The side effects of this gum disease may include loss of teeth, decaying teeth, and eventually, heart attack or stroke. Eating right can also help you avoid this disease.
What Are The Symptoms?
Symptoms can include:
The leading cause of this disease is a plaque left on your teeth and gums that cause infection. This is due to bad hygiene habits. Failure to consistently brush your teeth and keep your mouth clear of plaque can lead to gums infection and gum disease. Brushing twice a day and flossing regularly is an excellent ways to keep your mouth free of plaque and your gums free of disease.
Periodontal disease is treatable, and getting treatment earlier can help prevent the loss of your teeth. If you suspect that you may have periodontal disease, you should schedule an appointment in our office right away. Give us a call, and we will happily set up an appointment for you.