Gum Disease Treatment
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Gum Disease Treatment may include simple oral hygiene to eliminate gingivitis. We provide Oral DNA salivary testing which identifies the specific type of bacteria that are known to cause periodontal disease. This provides better risk assessment and personalized treatment options for more predictable outcomes.
For more advanced gum disease with bone loss (periodontitis), you may require a series of conservative periodontal treatments (deep cleanings) in our office to slow down the disease process and maintain health. In more advanced cases, we refer to the Periodontist for bone or gum replacement surgery. Gum Disease is the number one reason people lose their teeth. Prevention requires strict dedication on your part, each day, to keep plaque eliminated with brushing and flossing. Also, it requires frequent re-care visits for the rest of your life to prevent reoccurrence.
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