Treatment Addressing Periodontal Concerns

Advanced Dental ConceptsThe younger you begin practicing routine dental prevention, the better off your smile will be in terms of fending off oral threats. Indeed, your smile becomes at risk of infection from the moment you are born, and unfortunately, there is very little in terms of natural defenses. As such, it is important to supplement with at-home care and in-office visits. It is important to provide thorough care for your gums and other structures, as well. In today’s blog, your Auburn Hills, MI dentist takes a look at the importance of taking care of your gums and how our team can help.

The Role of Routine Flossing

It goes without saying that in order to maintain a healthy smile for life, you must take care to practice dental prevention at home. This includes brushing your teeth at least two times a day, every day. It also means brushing in a proper manner, such as tiny circles instead of up and down. Even utilizing mouthwash serves as an advantage for your oral health, as the antiseptic liquid helps remove lodged food particles and kill bacteria that cause bad breath.

While you may believe simply brushing and rinsing will suffice to keep your smile clean, in reality, you are doing your smile a major disservice by forgetting about one key factor: your gum health. You see, periodontal concerns arise when you fail to care for your tissues properly. But how can you help?

Flossing helps remove the food particles that are lodged between teeth, as well as disturb deposits of bacteria-laden plaque or tartar that may have developed In the hard-to-reach areas of the mouth. Give our team a call to learn more today.

In-Office Scaling Options

When not enough care is being given to your gums, you run the risk of developing an infection. Periodontal infections arise when bacteria have made their way beneath the gum line and began contributing to plaque deposits. Because they exist below the gums, they are able to settle and thrive relatively protected.

To help alleviate the discomfort and infection that arises as a result, our team can provide an in-office scaling and planing appointment. During this process, our team carefully but thoroughly removes these deposits so as to promote proper recovery. Contact our office today to learn more.

Preventing Gum Disease

Without timely intervention, a periodontal infection can progress toward full-blown gum disease. Indeed, gum disease affects millions of people in the United States every year, and many more are unaware there is a problem until it is too late. As such, it is important to recognize the need for seeking treatment sooner rather than later.

Schedule Your Appointment

Contact Advanced Dental Concepts in Auburn Hills, MI by calling 248-852-1820 to schedule your next appointment with our team and learn more about the need for periodontal care today.