Periodontal Therapy: Protect Your Gums. Protect Your Health.
Gum disease is actually the most common dental problem in the entire world, and while early symptoms like red, swollen, or tender gums are very easy to ignore or miss entirely, it can become much more serious and damaging over time. Gum disease is an infection of the gums and the bone that support the teeth, and if left untreated, it can often lead to tooth loss. Also, research has shown people with gum disease are much more likely to develop other serious health problems like diabetes, heart disease, and even dementia.
This is why at the Bal Dental Centre, Dr. Bal and our team take the health of our patient’s gums very seriously. Should you show any signs of this infection, we can quickly treat it using periodontal therapy.
This may include something called a “deep cleaning,” which consists of two separate procedures known as scaling and root planing. Scaling will be used to break up and clear away any plaque and tartar deposits from around your gum line, and then root planing will be used to gently smooth out the rough surfaces of your teeth’s roots to prevent any future build up.
Or, thanks to the latest advances in dental technology, we can use a soft tissue laser to both eliminate harmful bacteria and even painlessly remove infected tissue.
In any case, if you are experiencing any of the symptoms we mentioned above, be sure to contact us for treatment so we can restore your gum health and protect your overall health at the same time.
Scaling and Root Planing
At Bal Dental Centre, we believe that your gums are just as important as your teeth, which is why we offer various treatment options if infection or damage occurs. When gum disease persists passed the beginning stage of gingivitis, we may recommend scaling and root planing. Also called a deep cleaning, this service can effectively treat gum disease and put you back on track toward a healthy smile. Read on to learn more about scaling and root planing!