Treating Gum Disease
It’s that time of year again it’s time to usher in the new year and with this new year means a new chance to be sure that you are maintaining your oral health. Gum disease is a major issue that occurs when your oral health is not maintained. Also, essentially when your oral health is allowed to deteriorate this creates the perfect opportunity for gum disease to develop. Your oral health is directly connected to your overall health with that being said it’s important to focus on your oral health and practicing periodontal maintenance is a big part of maintaining your oral health. Also, if gum disease is left untreated and allowed to develop into more advanced stages then the negative affects of it while treatable will no longer be reversible.
The Importance Of Focusing On Your Oral Health
As previously mentioned, it is highly important to focus on your oral health because of the direct connection between your oral health and your overall health. When your oral health in this case gum disease is allowed to develop the bacteria in your mouth can overtime entered the rest of your body through your bloodstream and lead to other major systemic diseases. These diseases range from diabetes to heart disease. This is why it’s important to focus on your oral health.
Gum Disease Symptoms Initially Are Subtle
Gum diseases initially are subtle when they begin which means to the untrained eye, they can go unnoticed. Some of these subtle symptoms include notices a small amount of blood when you are brushing or flossing. Also, if you notice that your gums are constantly red or swollen this may be a sign that there is a major problem and you may be developing gum disease. Also, if your teeth begin to feel looser this is a sign that you may have reached an advanced stage of gum disease. In order to get an official diagnosis, the best thing to do is to schedule an exam. This will allow our periodontist to determine if you have gum disease to offer you a treatment plan in the form of LANAP Laser gum surgery.
Schedule An Examination
If you feel as though you may be suffering from gum disease then it would be beneficial if you reached out to our office to schedule an examination. This will allow our dental professional to provide you with a full examination and treatment if they determine you have gum disease.