950 Washington Street NW
Gainesville, Ga. 30501 Corner of Highway 53 and Washington Street

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PERIODONTAL THERAPY

SCALING AND ROOT PLANING IN GAINESVILLE, GA

WHAT IS GUM DISEASE?

Gum disease affects more than just your gums. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can adversely affect your overall health. Many patients don’t even realize they have gum disease until the damage is irreversible. Gum disease can increase your risk for cardiovascular disease and can contribute to blood sugar control problems for diabetics. In pregnant women, it can lead to low birth weight or preterm babies. Additionally, gum disease causes bleeding, swollen gums and tooth loss.

WHAT CAUSES GUM DISEASE?

Poor oral hygiene, irregular professional dental cleanings, smoking, chewing tobacco, certain medications, defective fillings, crooked teeth and systemic diseases are contributing factors to gum disease.

SOME WARNING SIGNS OF GUM DISEASE ARE:

If you suspect that you have gum disease or if you have any of the symptoms above, schedule an appointment at GDC Smiles right away.

TREATMENT

 

CONTACT GDC SMILES IN GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA

Please call GDC Smiles, your Gainesville, Georgia, dentist at (770) 534-6933 to schedule your gum disease therapy visit.