No matter when the pain or disease strikes, we're here to take care of you. Gum disease is very common and the U.S. alone sees more than 3 million cases per year. This serious gum infection is one that damages the gums and can even destroy the jawbone, so it's important that you tend to it and get it treated as soon as possible.
This disease is treatable, and that's exactly what we're here for. Our medical diagnosis will get you started on the right track toward treatment, which can have results and a complete resolution within months. Gum disease is most common in those from the ages 19-60+, though it is seen in toddlers, children and teenagers, as well.
If your gums feel swollen, are very red or tender, this could be a sign of infection. At these first signs and feelings of discomfort, reach out to us for an appointment.
Gum disease has three different levels of severity with the first being gingivitis. Periodontal disease is the next stage, in which the gums become inflamed and infected. This infection takes place in the gums that directly support your teeth. It will lead to teeth loss and more infection. Instead of slicing the patient’s gums and stitching them up, laser are able to kill the infection with a minimally invasive technique.
There are many benefits to Laser treatment including:
- No sutures or cutting
- Minimal swelling
- Targets infected areas with precision
- Shorter post operation recovery
The benefits of laser treatment are real and very noticeable. The deep clean with our laser treatment will have you on your way to good oral health. Advanced Periodontal Disease is just one reason why dentists try to catch Gingivitis as soon as possible. You can decrease your risk by eating healthy, brushing your teeth twice a day, and avoiding sugary beverages.
Be careful of slippery advertising ploys. Many offices still push the need for surgery with knives and stitches. Laser treatment offers so many positives in the short and long term for patients. Don’t be misguided, all you have to do is give us a call. You can rely on us to separate myths from facts.