What You Should Know about Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a form of gum disease that can wreak havoc on your health if left untreated. If you have any of the following symptoms, please come and see us. The early stages of the disease are usually painless and hard to detect, so visit your dentist regularly to help you prevent and treat this condition – before significant harm is done. Of course, practicing good oral hygiene is also one of the most important ways you can keep your gums healthy.

Periodontal Disease

Symptoms

Do you have any of the following symptoms? If so, please schedule an appointment today:

  • red, inflamed, or bleeding gums
  • loose teeth
  • increased spaces between teeth
  • bad breath
  • sensitive teeth
  • painful chewing
  • presence of pus between the gums and teeth

Harmful Associated Diseases

Advanced periodontal disease can co-inside with a number of diseases throughout your body, including:

  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • pregnancy complications
  • osteoporosis
  • respiratory disease
  • Osteoporosis

How We Can Help

How do you prevent periodontal disease and keep your mouth healthy? Visit us regularly, especially at the first signs of pain or discomfort surrounding your teeth and gums. Be sure to also practice good oral hygiene.