Periodontics

Periodontics In Scarborough

Periodontics

Periodontics is a dental specialty that focuses on inflammatory diseases that are responsible for damaging the gums and the teeth. At our clinic, our team of specialists that will help prevent, diagnose and treat the disease.

Our team of professionals have years of extensive experience in treating, diagnosing and preventing periodontal disease. We provide customized dental treatment plans for each patient, which helps to address the core issue related to the tissue around the patient’s gums. If required, dental implant surgeries can be performed directly in our office allowing our patients to regain their confidence and beautiful bright smile.

What is periodontal disease?

Prolonged infections and inflammation cause periodontal disease in the gums and the bones that support the teeth. It is called gingivitis, which is when your gums are swollen or become red or bleed. In some severe cases, your gums may even disconnect from your teeth or fall out.

Some nerve-wracking stats say that almost half of all adults experience periodontists at some point in their lives, and with age, it only worsens.

Signs to look out for to diagnose periodontal disease

Several telltale signs can help you catch your symptoms as soon as possible; if you are experiencing the following, get in touch with us as soon as possible.

  • Itching in the gums
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Gums bleeding while brushing or flossing
  • When gums disconnect from the roots and expose the teeth
  • When teeth become sensitive
  • When the teeth become loose, there is a sudden space between them.


How to treat periodontal disease?

The good news is that you can get the relief you want at our clinic. There are several ways of preventing the disease from taking its course. Our specialists can help you with your oral hygiene and give you the information required to improve your oral health. It is very important to treat the disease as soon as possible. You may or may not need an invasive surgery; however, only our specialists can tell you based on your condition.

Non-surgical options also include scaling, and sometimes we may include root planning along with other treatment plans that can be effective for your overall health.

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