Gum Disease

At Hannon Family Dentistry, we understand the importance of gum health in maintaining a beautiful and functional smile. Our comprehensive gum disease services are designed to help you prevent, detect, and manage gum disease effectively. With a patient-centered approach and advanced techniques, our experienced team is committed to providing personalized care for your optimal oral well-being.

Understanding Gum Disease: Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common oral health condition that affects the gums and supporting tissues around the teeth. It occurs when bacterial plaque builds up on the teeth and along the gumline, leading to inflammation and infection. If left untreated, gum disease can cause gum recession, bone loss, and tooth loss, impacting both your oral health and overall well-being.

Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease: Recognizing the signs of gum disease is crucial for early intervention and successful treatment. Symptoms may include red, swollen, or tender gums, bleeding gums during brushing or flossing, persistent bad breath, and gums that appear to be pulling away from the teeth. As gum disease progresses, you may experience loose or shifting teeth and changes in your bite alignment.

Preventing Gum Disease: Prevention is key to maintaining healthy gums. Adopting a diligent oral hygiene routine, including regular brushing, flossing, and using antibacterial mouthwash, helps remove plaque and bacteria from your teeth and gums. Additionally, maintaining a balanced diet, avoiding tobacco products, and scheduling regular dental check-ups are essential for preventing gum disease and maintaining overall oral health.

Our Gum Disease Services At Hannon Family Dentistry: we provide comprehensive gum disease services to address various stages of the condition. Our experienced dental professionals perform thorough gum assessments, measuring pocket depths and checking for signs of inflammation. Based on your unique needs, we offer scaling and root planing to remove plaque and tartar from below the gumline, as well as more advanced treatments for severe cases of gum disease.

A Compassionate Approach to Gum Health. We understand that gum disease can be concerning, and our team is here to support you throughout your gum disease journey. We will take the time to explain your diagnosis, treatment options, and preventive measures. Our goal is to empower you to take control of your oral health and work together to achieve the healthiest gums possible.

Schedule Your Gum Health Evaluation Today! If you suspect you may have gum disease or wish to maintain healthy gums, don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment at Hannon Family Dentistry. Our caring team is dedicated to providing exceptional gum disease care and preventive dental services for patients of all ages. Contact us today, and let us help you achieve and maintain a healthy, vibrant smile that lasts a lifetime.