Periodontal Treatment Highland, IN
Eliminate painful periodontal disease
Periodontitis, also known as periodontal disease, occurs from an infection of the soft tissues and the bones supporting your teeth. The results of this disease can cause receding gums and bones which can lead to tooth loss if not treated properly.
Don’t let your beautiful teeth fall victim to the disease. Periodontal disease is treatable and the experts at Smile Zone Dental can save your smile. Make an appointment with us today and discover a new oral treatment plan that will prevent periodontitis from becoming worse.
What is the treatment for periodontal disease?
The good news is that periodontal disease is treatable. Periodontal therapy can involve the application of oral or topical antibiotics in the affected area. Also, your dentists will clean between the area of the tooth to prevent food particles and infections from being able to take hold.
What’s the best way to prevent periodontal disease?
Regular brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent periodontitis from taking hold. In addition, if you maintain regular checkups and cleaning Smile Zone Dental can stop periodontal disease from even starting.
What are the symptoms of periodontal disease?
According to the CDC – symptoms of periodontitis include the following:
- Bad breath or bad taste that won’t go away.
- Red or swollen gums.
- Tender or bleeding gums.
- Painful chewing.
- Loose teeth.
- Sensitive teeth.
- Gums that have pulled away from your teeth.
- Any change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite.
Does periodontitis require surgery?
If left untreated periodontal disease can require surgery if the infection spreads far into the gum line or the bone. Your dentist will advise you if surgery is required.