Periodontal disease, or gum disease as it is most commonly referred to, is a serious infection. If left untreated, it can lead to tooth decay or loss.
Signs of gum disease include sensitive, bleeding and swollen gums; receding gums; sensitive or loose teeth; and/or chronic bad breath.
What Happens at an Appointment
Preventative care is vital to preventing gum disease. This includes excellent at-home care and visiting the dentist two times a year for exams.
Gum disease is treatable, and if found, a dentist will discuss treatment options that is best for you. In no time, you’ll be back to a healthy and happy mouth.
If it’s time for your check-up or you’re experiencing troubling symptoms, please call us at 289-235-8188 right away.