Gum disease is a bacterial infection that can cause complex oral health complications when left untreated. Affecting million of Americans, it is important to understand the causes, effects, and treatment options for gum disease.
Regular dental check ups can help patients control the spread of gum disease. Dr. Aubrey Myers provides patients with a thorough periodontal screening at every oral health exam. If Dr. Myers finds evidence of periodontal disease, a treatment plan will be discussed to help prevent the spread and any further damage to the teeth and gums.
Emerald Isle Smiles Dental Studio provides comprehensive periodontal therapy for the management of gum disease. When diagnosed early, treatment can be conservative and as simple a thorough dental cleaning of the teeth and gums. As the disease progresses, disease causing bacteria can spread the blood stream and has been linked to complex systemic health problems.
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