When visiting the dentist, one thing you don’t want to hear the dentist say is you have gum disease. You’ve likely heard of gum disease and what it can do to your teeth and general oral health. Ignoring gum disease can lead to tooth decay, ultimately losing them.
The truth is, though, that many Americans suffer from gum disease, with a good portion of them not knowing they even have it. Gum disease can progress mildly to the point that you may not notice any symptoms. That is why regular checkups at your dentist in North Hollywood are essential for preventing and slowing down gum disease.
Don’t let your oral health succumb to gum disease. Contact us today at (818) 593-0700 to set up your appointment now.
About Our Gum Disease Services
Gum disease forms due to tartar build up along the gum line. That tartar forms from plaque, the sticky substance that collects near the gum line. Each person has millions of bacteria that live in the mouth. When combined with saliva, food debris, and other particles, bacteria form plaque.
The symptoms of gum disease include:
- Bleeding gums after brushing and flossing
- Worsening bad breath
- Your gums and teeth are sensitive
- Loose teeth
- Tooth loss
There are two stages of gum disease:
When gum tissue first becomes irritated by the colonization of bacteria at the gum line, they become inflamed. We call this gingivitis. This early stage of gum disease is difficult to detect. Gums may look swollen and red, but usually not to a large degree. One of the biggest indicators of gum disease is bleeding. Gingivitis affects only the gum tissue and does not threaten the underlying bone that supports teeth.
If gingivitis is not detected nor treated, gum disease will progress into periodontitis, which translates into “inflammation around a tooth.” Periodontitis is more noticeable than gingivitis, with gum tissue pulling away from the teeth. The danger with gum recession is that pockets form, allowing bacteria to move into the area between the tooth root and the gums. As the infection progresses, the body responds by beginning to break down the connective tissues and bone that keep teeth stabilized. If the disease process continues, the risk of losing teeth significantly increases.
Choose A Dental Center for Gum Disease Treatment and Prevention
Treating gum disease is essential for not only preventing tooth loss, but it is also important for our overall health. Research continues to show the correlation between gum disease and how it affects our health. That is why it’s essential to have your regular checkups and visit our dental team if you notice signs of gum disease.
Our team has the expertise needed to spot, treat, and help design a prevention plan for gum disease. We ensure that each client leaves the office with a full understanding of the gum disease process, what it does to your health, and what you can do at home to slow it down or prevent it. Each patient is different, which means each treatment is tailored to their needs.
Why Patients Prefer Us
Our location makes it convenient for everyone in North Hollywood to access. Scheduling an appointment with our team is simple and stress-free. We’ll get you in and treated in no time.
We understand that dental work can get expensive, especially when dealing with issues like gum disease. That is why we work with the majority of dental financing and insurance plans available. If you do not have dental insurance, our prices are affordable and we have many discounts available.
Book Your Appointment Today
Don’t wait until gum disease takes over your oral health. Book your appointment today to take control, and to set up your gum disease preventative plan. We can help you to protect your teeth and gums from further damage. Contact us now to get started with your individualized gum disease treatment plan.
We are here for all of your dental needs, so don’t hesitate to reach out and ask questions. Our team of experienced professionals is here to keep you informed on every step of the way to help you make the best choices for your oral health. Reach out to learn more about our gum disease treatments, and to book your appointment today.
TREAT YOUR GUM DISEASE NOW
All staff members of Dental Clinic are licensed professionals. Our staff consists of licensed general dentists. hygienists, dental assistants, an endodontist, a periodontist, and an oral surgeon.
Gum Disease Treatment Reviews
“I had previous dental work done and teeth were in terrible shape. The staff at this office were kind and helped me through the whole process. I had a root canal, which wasn’t painful at all. Just minor discomfort, which I expected and two crowns put in for a great price..my teeth look amazing! “
The best Place I’ve been 2, I would recommended it, to any one…They are very Clean and Great Staff!!! they have plans if u need it and can’t pay all of it. Shit they got me hook. Money Saver, who doesn’t Love That!!! Yes I would recommend this Place!!!
Amazing! I got a much needed root canal and deep cleaning done two weeks ago and have had little to no pain. The procedure was also pretty painless. Just don’t be afraid to ask for more anesthesia! I got my crown put in today and the rest of the deep cleaning and I’m in love with my smile.
Dr. Elzayat, is excellent in his job and very professional, great helpful staff who can answer all my questions, the location is great. I am so happy to be one of their patient. I absolutely recommend this place.
I found A-Dental Center after I found out the first dentist I went to would have me maxing out my insurance coverage after a cleaning and one periodontal procedure. My husband recommended them and I’m so happy that I found them. The front desk staff is amazing!
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