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Periodontal Health

What do you do to take care of your gums? Are you flossing on a regular basis? Eating mouth-healthy foods? Your gums play a larger role in your oral health than you may realize, making our periodontal health program essential.

What is Periodontal Health?

Periodontal health pertains to the care and keeping of your gums. Issues can arise as gingivitis and progress into periodontitis. If not treated, this’ll continue to develop, causing deep-rooted issues that impact your overall health.

Signs and Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease can manifest itself in an array of ways, including:
  • Sensitivity and redness
  • Bleeding
  • Loose teeth
  • Tooth pain while talking or chewing

Treatment Options for Periodontal Disease

Depending on the severity of the case, there are several different treatment routes for periodontal disease. Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning that reaches underneath the gum line. Some patients require more intensive procedures, including pocket reductions and other forms of restoration. We’ll be sure to discuss your options in depth.

Looking to Learn More About our Periodontal Health Program in Jacksonville?

Don’t skip a vital part of your oral health routine. If you’re concerned about your gum health or want to learn more about our periodontal health program in Jacksonville, please contact us to schedule an appointment.

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