In the early stages of periodontal (gum) disease—the gingivitis stage—there may be few warnings. However, you might notice your gums bleeding when brushing and flossing. The good news is that gingivitis can be corrected.
Gum Disease Treatment at Kennedy Dental
If you have full gum disease, however, your dentist can restore you to better oral health, but gum disease is an ongoing issue that requires diligence to manage. The goal of gum disease treatment is saving your teeth and preventing heart complications and other body wellness issues.
The signs of periodontal disease may include some or all of the following:
- Bleeding gums
- Red or swollen gums
- Pocketing gums
- Tooth sensitivity
- Loose teeth
- Bad breath
Gum disease is largely preventable with excellent dental care and a good brushing and flossing routine at home. But if you do notice symptoms of gingivitis or gum disease, it is important to seek dental care as soon as possible. Your Bellevue, NE dentist can help prevent gingivitis from becoming full gum disease. We can also restore your mouth to better oral health through the latest innovations in periodontal treatment.
Contact Your Dentist Office in Bellevue, NE to Schedule
Our dentists treat gum disease compassionately and are always here for you. Reach out to a team member at Kennedy Dental today to schedule your gum checkup.