Periodontal (Gum) Disease
What Is Periodontal Disease/Gum Disease?Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. Because gum disease is usually painless, you may not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by the bacteria that is constantly forming on our teeth.
Here Are Some Warning Signs That Can Signal a Problem
There are many factors that increase the risk of developing gum disease, including: smoking, pregnancy and diabetes. It is important to visit Oak Park Dental if you suspect you have gum disease, because the sooner you treat it the better.
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Regular dental checkups and periodontal examinations are very important. The treatment methods that our dentists diagnose will depend upon the type of disease and how far the condition has progressed. Good dental care at home is essential for helping to keep periodontal disease from becoming more serious.
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