Periodontal Therapy for Gum Disease
Gum disease, also known as gingivitis or periodontitis, occurs when bacteria forms on the gums, causing them to become inflamed, red, swollen, or bloody. Periodontal treatments are used to treat gum diseases. Therapies can include scaling, deep scaling, root planing, and periodontal surgery.
Gum Disease Treatment
Though bleeding gums is an obvious symptom of gum disease, there may be no symptoms at all in its earliest stages.
The best prevention for periodontal diseases and to ensure good dental hygiene consists of; brushing, flossing, using a water pik at home, and regular cleanings by the dental hygienist. However, sometimes further intervention is needed to treat gum disease. Our periodontal experts can determine the best treatment to treat gum disease.