Gum Disease: How Treatment Can Improve Your Health

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Cary gum treatmentNearly half of all Americans have some form of gum disease. Although it's quite common among adults, it can lead to other health risks. Fortunately, Dr. Preet Sandhu with Crystal Family Dental Care can provide both you and your family with the gum disease treatment you need.

Gum disease is an umbrella term describing a bacterial infection brought on by significant plaque buildup. It can affect your gums, teeth and potentially the bones in your face or jaw.

Symptoms of gum disease may include:

  • Red, swollen and/or bleeding gums
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Pain
  • Loose teeth
  • Receding gums
  • Cracking or missing teeth (in severe cases)

The bacteria associated with this infection have been linked to dangerous health risks. However, by treating your gum disease you can help prevent medical issues, including:

  • Inflammatory conditions
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Respiratory infections

At Crystal Family Dental Care, our gum treatment consists of deep cleanings that eliminate the plaque and tartar built up on your gums in order restore proper gum health. In addition, restorative dentistry techniques are used to fix the damage to your teeth caused by gum disease.

To ensure that you get the best possible outcome, Dr. Sandhu will meet with you in person to discuss your dental care goals. She will help deliver the beautiful smile you want to achieve.

If you are in the Cary area and would like to discuss your gum treatment options, give our office a call at 815-893-6345 to schedule your consultation.