Periodontal Services (Gum Disease)

    Four out of Five people have gum disease and do not know it! It is our job to provide you with the knowledge to rid your gums of this destructive infection. In more advanced cases teeth need to be extracted due to severe bone loss. This is why treatments such as deep cleanings or scalings are so cruicial when recommended. Much of the bacteria that causes this infection is located within the plaque that cannot be removed at home and requires specialized equipment in the hand of a skilled hygienist.

    You may have heard in the media that Periodontal Disease is linked to other health problems.  There has been much research showing how bacteria that causes Periodontal Disease can travel in your blood to your heart and cause growths leading to Heart Disease.  There is also a link between the severity of Periodontal disease and an increased rate complications associated with Diabetes 

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