If you don’t take the time required to keep your smile fresh and healthy, you have a much higher chance of developing gum disease. While it might not be noticeable at first, it can eventually lead to symptoms such as:
In more severe cases, you might notice your gums begin to pull away from your teeth. However, proper treatment can restore your gums to a healthy state.
Our dentists can treat gum disease through scaling and root planing, which is often referred to as deep cleaning. Depending on the condition of your gums, it can take one or multiple appointments.
After numbing the area, the dentist will use a scaler to remove the plaque and tartar, then smooth the tooth roots. The smoothing process allows the gums to naturally re-adhere to your teeth.
Gum disease can be painful if left untreated, so it’s important to see your dentist for a scaling and root planing procedure. Some of the great benefits your notice include:
Whether you’re feeling symptoms of gum disease or it’s simply time for a bi-annual cleaning, APEX Dental Care is here for you. Contact our team today to schedule an appointment.
The APEX Dental Care team can’t wait to see you!