Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a condition that affects the gums and other structures that support the teeth. When plaque and tartar build up on the teeth, bacteria can cause inflammation and infection in the gums. If this condition is not treated, gum disease can lead to tooth loss, bone loss, and receding gums.
Do I have gum disease?
You may suffer from gum disease if you have noticed any of the following signs and symptoms:
If you suspect that you have periodontal disease, we encourage you to contact us today for gum treatment in Peoria, Arizona.
What is gum treatment?
Gum disease treatment includes several types of treatment designed to restore your oral health if you suffer from periodontal disease. We offer scaling and root planing, which are deep cleanings that can restore your oral health by removing plaque, tartar, and bacteria. We also offer non-surgical gum treatment with a dental laser, which makes your treatment faster and more comfortable. For more information on gum disease treatment, we welcome you to call or visit us at Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry soon.