Gum disease is a serious condition that can affect anyone but is most common in adults. While the mildest forms of the disease may cause only minor pain and some annoyance, advanced stages of gum disease can result in tooth loss. If you suffer from gum disease, relief is just a phone call away. Please contact Drs. Chin & Pharar Dentistry at 702-445-7075 to schedule a gum treatment appointment with our Las Vegas dentists.
Gum disease is inflammation of the gums caused by the bacteria that naturally live in your mouth. When you follow good home care practices and receive regular checkups and cleanings, gum disease is usually preventable. But poor hygiene and neglect can result in irreparable damage to your natural teeth.
While gum disease is really one condition that can range from very mild to very severe, dentists usually classify it in three stages.
Gum disease progresses continuously, so it’s not always possible to say that certain symptoms appear only in gingivitis, while others don’t show up until advanced periodontitis. Nonetheless, the full family of gum disease stages is characterized by the following symptoms.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s time to schedule a visit to the dentist for immediate care.
As always, prevention is the best treatment. Our general dentistry services are designed to help keep your teeth in excellent health. But if your gum disease has progressed beyond the point at which better habits can help, our highly trained dentists can offer treatments to restore the health of your teeth and gums, including:
If you lose teeth to gum disease, then a cosmetic restorative option like dental implants may be warranted.
If you’re tired of suffering from the pain of gum disease, it’s time to learn how modern dentistry can make gum disease a thing of the past. To arrange a gum treatment appointment with one of our Las Vegas dentists, please contact Drs. Chin & Pharar today at 702-445-7075.