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Gum Disease Treatment

Gum Disease Treatment

Periodontal Gum Disease and Treatment

Your dental health is very important to us and we can help you to determine if you need our gum disease treatment. Studies say that estimated three out of four adults have some gum disease level in the U.S. Besides the fact is that many of them do not realize it. Periodontal gum disease exists in your gums and the surrounding tissue in form of inflammation and infections. Generally, It is caused by bacterial plaque, which is the biggest cause of tooth loss while you are an adult.

Bacteria persisting in the mouth can be caused to plaque, which is a thin and colorless film. And if it is left untreated then it will become tartar, which is mineral buildup that’s fairly easy to see. Even, gum inflammation exists caused by the tartar, which discharges the toxins. This results in the development of periodontal gum disease, that forms ‘pockets’ around the teeth. And these periodontal pockets hold the more bacteria and toxins.

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What to Look For

These conditions make the gum disease treatment more difficult. This condition can lead to the tooth loss. As the condition is becoming more worse, the increased toxins and bacteria gradually move too deeper into your jaw. Consequently, it destroys your that bone which is holding your teeth and becomes too difficult to perform gum disease treatment.

Stopping the development of your gum disease before it will consume your time and money. Signs of gum disease can include:

  • Red, inflamed gums
  • Bleeding while brushing or flossing
  • Receding Gums
  • Loose or separating teeth
  • Presence of pus between gum and tooth
  • Chronic halitosis

A Bigger Problem in Periodontal Gum Disease

The periodontal gum disease can destroy your teeth, and can also cause to other health concerns. As per the metrics, gum disease can result in some severe problems like heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, etc. As the symptoms are initially mild, so most of the patients do not realize that they have gum disease. This unknowability makes the condition worse. There is more risk of gum disease if you smoke, endure excessive stress, do not eat properly, or take certain medications.

Gum Disease Treatment

Periodontics is the area that focuses on the area of gum disease treatment. If the disease is identified in the early stage, your gum disease dentist can easily perform gum disease treatment. First, your dentist scales the teeth to remove the plaque and then plan the roots to make them smooth. The doctor may also prescribe antibiotics to clear up any infection or inflammation. In some advanced cases, you may require the surgery to trim the gums, remove the hardened plaque, disinfect the tissue, and re-contour the damaged bone, which can make your gum disease treatment successful.

FAQs About Gum Disease Treatment

My gums bleed when I brush. Should I be worried?
If you bleed on your arm or leg, you would check it out. Bleeding gums can be the more serious problem, so it is very important to consult your dentist to have the gum disease treatment as soon as possible.

Is gum disease hereditary?
It is true that there is a genetic component to periodontal gum disease. Although some other factors also become the major reasons to have gum disease, and that factors can be your oral health habits, age, lifestyle choices, etc. And if you have other risk factors for gum disease, you should discuss with your dentist.

What can I do to prevent gum disease?
The best prevention is the proper care of your teeth, gums, and complete mouth. Good brushing habits, regular flossing, and routine dental visits are the helpful ways to avoid the periodontal disease.

What is the cure for gum disease?
Unfortunately, studies and experiments say that there is no cure for gum disease. In spite of the fact, Flintridge Dental Group provides you the proper gum disease treatment and consultation that can stop the development of the gum disease in your mouth.