Learn More About the Benefits of Gum Treatment
Your mouth is a system of organs that include the teeth and the gums. If one part of the system is not healthy, it can affect the rest. That is why patients of Al Berger, DDS should visit our Oakdale, NY offices to discuss issues like gum treatment and periodontal disease.
Periodontal disease is a common problem that affects all of the structures around your teeth, including the gums, certain ligaments and even some bone tissue. It is a chronic infection that can be successfully prevented with good oral hygiene and gum treatment.
There are major benefits of gum treatment and it is easy for patients to overlook the importance of this type of care. After all, periodontal disease may not present obvious symptoms until it has caused a host of issues and yet regular gum treatment can help to reduce or eliminate the threats.
Naturally, that is one of the primary benefits of gum treatment – to uncover and address issues before they become serious problems or concerns. Gum treatment tends to mean a periodontal cleaning that removes any pockets of bacteria from beneath the gum line and around the roots of the teeth.
Doing so prevents any gum disease from advancing or even occurring. Once you have this sort of gum treatment, you can begin a regular routine of dental care such as cleanings, annual exams and enjoy improved health.
As one of the systems in your mouth, your gums can cause other areas to malfunction. Another of the benefits of gum treatment is that it fully restores all of your mouth’s various systems, eliminating pain, discomfort, infection and bacteria.
Unfortunately, it may not be enough to brush and floss regularly and have at least one annual dental cleaning and exam. You may need gum treatment to address issues that are developing. The benefits of gum treatment are many, but the most important is that it halts the progress of any decay or disease.
Contact Our Oakdale Dentist
Do you want to experience the benefits of gum treatment? Do you have questions or concerns about periodontal disease? If so, or if want to learn more about the benefits of gum treatment, do not hesitate to get in touch. If you live in the Bohemia, NY area, call our Oakdale, NY office at (631) 589-2600, or contact us online. Your dental health is our goal and Dr. Al Berger or one of our staff will be in touch right away.