When you schedule your visit with our office, we will discuss your current dental health and potential risk factors. One of the topics which may be covered is periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. If you are over the age of 35, you are already at a higher risk to develop this inflammatory condition, which affects the bones and gums.
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You should always be on the lookout for signs of periodontal disease. If you experience any of the following, contact us for an appointment.
Possible signs for gum disease include: bleeding gums, tender gums that are red and swollen, bad breath, receding gums and loose teeth.
During your visit, the dentist will be able to determine if you have gum disease. If you do have it, don't panic; treatments are available.
The main focus of treating gum disease is to correct any of the symptoms you have including reducing gum swelling and promoting gum reattachment.
If you are having gum troubles, make an appointment to get checked for gum disease today. Periodontal disease is a progressive condition that starts with gingivitis and, if left untreated, can progress into periodontitis.