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Gum Disease Treatment

Periodontal disease range from gingivitis to periodontitis:

- Gingivitis: simple gum inflammation, a mild form of gum disease that can usually be treated by daily brushing, flossing and by performing a regular dental cleaning at our clinics.

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- Periodontitis: a serious gum disease, if not treated can result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. The teeth may eventually become loose and have to be removed.

How do you know if you have gum disease?

If you have any of the following symptoms:
- red or swollen gums
- persistent bad breath
- bleeding and tender gums
- painful chewing
- sensitive and loose teeth
- receding gums

Than this may be a sign for a serious problem, which should be checked by a specialized dentist. Our periodontists are experts in diagnosing and treating gum diseases.

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Depending on the severity of your gum disease, your treatment may include:
- deep cleaning
- medications
- surgical treatments (for the advanced cases)

How do you keep your teeth and gums healthy?

1. Clean and brush your teeth twice a day
2. Floss regularly
3. Keep away from smoking
4/ Visit Vivid Dental Care routinely for a professional cleaning and checkup

Researchers and clinical studies have observed that people  with gum disease were more likely to develop heart disease and diabetes.