Are you suffering from gum disease in Hamilton?
Periodontics is the part of dentistry that deals with the gums and bone surrounding your teeth. It's essential that your teeth have a solid foundation of healthy gums and strong bone.
Smile Dental Practice is your source for comprehensive Hamilton periodontics advice and treatment. Our periodontist, Dr. Elly Tehrani, will work with you to combat periodontal disease (gum disease) — a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting your teeth.
If you suspect you may be suffering from gum disease in Hamilton, here’s what you need to know…
Symptoms of Periodontal Disease:
- Swollen, puffy and bleeding gums
- Spaces between teeth
- Tooth sensitivity
- Bad breath
- Loose teeth
If not adequately treated, periodontal disease can result in loose teeth and ultimately tooth loss. Early detection and treatment are the key to successful treatment of gum disease in Hamilton.
Preventing Periodontal Disease:
- Brush and floss your teeth daily
- See your dentist regularly for professional cleaning and monitoring
- If diagnosed with periodontal disease, get treatment early
Watch the videos below to learn more about the health of your gums and surrounding bone, and call Smile Dental Practice today to ask about Hamilton periodontics.
FAQs — Click question to reveal answer
- Q: Are there any health problems related to having periodontal disease?
A: Absolutely. In the last decade, there have been reports of potential links between periodontal diseases and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and preterm low-weight babies. Contact Smile Dental Practice to learn more about gum disease in Hamilton residents.
- Q: Aren't I too young to have periodontal disease?
A: Although periodontal diseases are more common in older individuals, they can also affect children and teenagers. Please never assume you are exempt from gum disease, and contact Dr. Agnieszka Jarecka if you are exhibiting any symptoms.