What Is Periodontal Therapy and Why Is It Important?
Periodontal therapy involves treatments to combat gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss and other health issues if left untreated. It's crucial for maintaining both oral and overall health.
What Are the Signs of Gum Disease?
Signs of gum disease include:
- Red, swollen, or tender gums
- Bleeding while brushing or flossing
- Receding gums
- Persistent bad breath
- Loose teeth
What Does Periodontal Therapy Involve?
Periodontal therapy may include:
- Deep cleaning (scaling and root planing)
- Medications to control infection
- Surgery in advanced cases
- Regular maintenance and check-ups
How Can I Prevent Gum Disease?
Prevention tips include:
- Regular brushing and flossing
- Routine dental check-ups and cleanings
- Avoiding tobacco use
- Eating a balanced diet
Why Choose Van Cao Dentistry for Periodontal Care?
Our team at Van Cao Dentistry is experienced in periodontal therapy, using advanced techniques to effectively treat and manage gum disease.