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Periodontal Gum Disease – Crowley , TX

Dr. Mike Pham, DDS.

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What is Periodontal Gum Disease?

Untreated bacterial deposit in your mouth causes tooth, gum and bone loss which leads to periodontal disease. It is also referred to as gum disease or gingivitis. There are no signs to identify this disease in early and thus, regular dental checkups with Affordable Dentist Near Me in Crowley will help in detecting gum disease in early stages and prevent it right away. If you don’t treat periodontal disease early, it will need painful and costly procedures to fix your gums and jawbone.

Causes of Periodontal Disease

Bacterial residue is the primary cause of periodontal disease and even a professional cleaning at the dentist’s won’t clean it out completely. The bacteria combine with food particles and mucus to form plaque that is colorless and sticky and covers our teeth. Brushing and flossing removes most of the plaque and whatever is not removed becomes hardened into tartar. Tartar can only be removed by a dental professional and Gum disease occurs when the tartar is not removed.

How is periodontal Disease Treated?

The treatments for periodontal gum disease depend upon the extent of your condition. If the problems aren’t severe, you can opt for non-surgical treatments like professional dental cleanings or scaling and root planning, which involves deep cleaning treatments that is done with a local anesthetic. When periodontal disease is more advanced, surgical options like bone or soft tissue grafts, guided tissue regeneration, bone surgery, or flap surgery and pocket reduction surgery are the only way to restore oral health.

Drop in at Affordable Dentist Near Me in Crowley or call 817-984-5431 to schedule an appointment with our experts today.