Periodontal (gum) disease is one of the most common dental issues today. This disease can successfully be managed, slowed with continued care. Scaling and root planning are two common methods of treatment. Our dentist and hygienist will remove plaque and tartar buildup from your teeth to help stop gum disease from advancing.
What is a Periodontal Disease?
Periodontal disease is a infection of bacteria on the gums that surround your teeth. Periodontal disease is caused by not brushing or flossing properly. Mainly, gum disease from due to massive build up of plaque and tartar.
What is Periodontal Surgery?
Periodontal surgery is to clear away bacteria plaque and calculus otherwise known as tartar away from the area around your teeth and under the gum line.
Why have Periodontal Surgery?
If you decided not to have periodontal surgery it can turn into periodontitis if its not fixed in time. It can also result in tooth and bone loss.