Taking good care of your gums is a big deal both in and out of the office. They play a big role in your oral health and can even affect your overall health too. We are always on the lookout for signs and symptoms commonly associated with periodontal or gum disease. Some of the common problems we see include:
- Gum recession or long teeth
- Gaps between the teeth
- Swollen or red gums,
- Tooth loss or tooth movement
Because we are committed to a gentle, yet thorough approach to cleanings, our hygienist may use an ultrasonic scaler to clean your periodontal pockets and monitor plaque up to a 6 or 7-millimeter pocket. If for some reason you have more in-depth periodontal needs, we can always refer to a trusted, local periodontist for additional care.