Although relatively painless in the beginning, by the time the first acute abscess occurs,some teeth may already be beyond saving.The first sign of periodontal disease is bleeding gums that are usually red and swollen.As the disease progresses, the gums will recede causing the affected teeth to appear longerthan normal. Finally, in the latter stages, the teeth will loosen to the point of being painful, useless, and will either fall out on their own or will have to be extracted.
Poor oral hygiene is what causes gum disease. Thoroughly brushing and cleaning between the teeth at least once per day, will help prevent the onset of gum disease. If a patient finds it difficult to floss, using thin toothpicks can be an acceptable alternative for cleaning between the teeth. Although easily preventable, periodontal disease is often difficult to maintain once the deterioration process begins.
Our dentists have established an excellent periodontal program that will help patients avoid tooth loss and maintain healthier bone levels. They offer gentle, comprehensive nonsurgical gum care and a soft-tissue program that can help restore any smile.Back to Advanced Dentistry
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