Protect your teeth from the effects of periodontal disease.
Tooth loss isn’t necessarily inevitable as you age—with proper care, your teeth can last a lifetime. One of the ways you can preserve your teeth is to avoid periodontal disease, which occurs when bacteria start to attack the tissues surrounding the teeth. In many cases, you may not even be aware that you have periodontal disease, as many of the symptoms and signs are not immediately apparent.
At Georgian Shores Dental Centre, we can identify the existence of periodontal disease. Some of the most common signs of periodontal disease include red and swollen gums, loose teeth, bad breath, receding gums, tooth sensitivity, and periodontal abscesses. Periodontal gum therapy is one of the treatment options for these symptoms, and it can eliminate periodontal disease and protect your teeth from further infection.
The main aspect of periodontal gum therapy involves removing plaque and calcified deposits present on the roof surfaces of your teeth. We accomplish this by using a technique known as scaling. If this is not effective, you may need to undergo a surgical procedure to remove the deep pockets that can form between the teeth and inflamed gum tissue.
Your periodontal health is important, and the best way to protect it is to brush and floss diligently and come into our office in Collingwood, Ontario every few months for a thorough teeth cleaning and checkup. For more information about periodontal gum therapy, or to schedule your next dental cleaning, reach out to us today.
At Georgian Shores Dental Centre, we perform periodontal gum therapy at our Midland and Collingwood dental clinics for residents of Collingwood, Creemore, Midland, Nottawa, Penetanguishene, Perkinsfield, Port McNicoll, Stayner, Thornbury, Victoria Harbour, Wasaga Beach, and Wyevale, Ontario.