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Gum Disease Also Known As Gingivitis or Periodontal Disease
What is it?
Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums. It is a form of periodontal disease.
Periodontal disease creates inflammation as well as infection which can
destroy the tissues that support the teeth, including the gums, the
periodontal ligaments, and the tooth sockets.
Common Causes of Gum Disease:
If you have any of these symptoms, please call us so we can examine your
mouth and teeth for gum disease
With a general dental exam, Smile Design Studio dentists, Dr.'s Wright, Willis and Wright can look for soft, swollen,
red-purple gums and causes of bad breath
Sometimes deposits of plaque and tartar can be seen at the base of the
Our goal is to reduce inflammation and bacteria on your teeth. We can
insure that your teeth are cleaned thoroughly by our dental team.
Careful oral hygiene is necessary after professional tooth cleaning. Our
entire team can show you how to take good care of your teeth. Professional tooth cleaning
in addition to brushing and flossing may be recommended twice per year or
more frequently for severe cases. Antibacterial mouth rinses or other aids
may be recommended in addition to frequent, careful, tooth brushing and
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