Periodontal disease is an infection of the teeth, gum and the bone that surrounds the teeth. Gingivitis, chronic inflammation of the gums, is rarely painful in its early stages leaving many unaware of the condition. The warning signs include: persistent bad breath, bleeding gums when brushing or flossing, swollen, tender gums, gums shrinking away from teeth and loose teeth.
There are a number of treatments available for gum disease sufferers, each of which varies depending on the severity of the condition. To determine the treatment that best meets your needs, our dentists will carefully evaluate the extent of the damage caused by gum disease and develop a straightforward plan for treating the condition.