Periodontal Disease Treatment
Are you suffering from bleeding gums or chronic bad breath? If so, you may be suffering from Periodontal Disease?
Do you or someone in your family experience bleeding gums, bad breath, and many missed dental appointments. You could be suffering from Periodontal Disease. This serious disease is contagious and can cause inflammation of the gums and possible life altering infections. If you or someone you love are suffering from these symptoms, you should call us today to make an appointment.
Watch the following video to find out more about Periodontal Disease and how it can affect your body if not treated properly. Studies have found a proposed link between cardiovascular and periodontal diseases.
Treatment depends on the severity of the disease, but the following are all possible procedures.
1. Scaling and root planning, which involves the elimination of tartar and plaque below the gum.
2. Laser and antibiotic treatment to detoxify root surfaces where the disease manifests itself.
3. Flushing out pockets to ensure that the gums can healthily reattach to root surfaces.
4. Periodontal Maintenance.
5. Proper dental care, brushing and flossing, instruction.
At. Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care, we can help you or a family member create a personalized treatment plan to eliminate the infection and keep it from coming back.
Studies have shown that there is a link between periodontal disease and heart problems and that good oral hygiene can help control and minimize many heart conditions.
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