Gum disease is a serious condition. It means you have infections in the periodontal ligaments and tissues that support your teeth. Left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to systemic health issues, including heart attack and stroke.
Your dentist approaches periodontal treatment in Vallejo, CA with a gentle and compassionate hand. And we create a treatment plan that addresses the specifics of your periodontal disease. Typically, this includes special cleanings to remove bacteria and help restore gum health—both above and below the gumline.
We may also recommend a home-care routine to complement your specialized cleanings.
Signs you may have periodontal disease include one or more of the following:
- Bleeding, red, or swollen gums
- A bad taste in the mouth or bad breath
- Loose teeth
- Elongated appearance to teeth
- Pocketing of the gums
Your dentist in Vallejo, CA wants to restore your gum health and help you achieve and maintain better oral health, which is why we offer periodontal treatment. If you have this condition, you are not alone. And with us, you’ll encounter compassionate dental professionals to see you through the situation.
If you have periodontal disease, or suspect you might, schedule an exam as soon as possible. We want to help you save your smile.