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You can keep your gums healthy with good oral hygiene and regular professional cleanings. If you need additional care, we offer comprehensive gum disease treatment in Margate, Queensland. Visit Smiles Dental Care to restore your oral health today.
Gum disease is a progressive condition with serious consequences if left untreated. To help our patients maintain their oral health, our registered periodontist is standing by to provide gum disease treatment at our Margate office. Schedule an appointment with the caring dental professionals at Smiles Dental Care to learn more about the many periodontal services we offer.
Gum disease is a common condition for many adults. It occurs in two stages: gingivitis and periodontitis. Gum disease is caused by built-up plaque and tartar on your teeth due to poor oral hygiene. Other health and lifestyle factors can increase your risk of developing gum disease. These factors include family history, smoking, diabetes, and hormonal changes such as those that occur during puberty, pregnancy, or menopause.
Gum disease is completely reversible when it is caught early, but many of the signs and symptoms can go unnoticed. Common symptoms include:
Left untreated, gum disease progresses into its advanced stage, periodontitis. Periodontitis causes your gums to recede from your teeth. Gum recession exposes your tooth roots and causes your teeth to loosen in their sockets. It also allows bacteria to collect in the space between your gums and tooth roots. The infection can spread to your jawbones and lead to the loss of bone tissue. Undiagnosed gum disease can lead to widespread infections, tooth loss, and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. If you are experiencing symptoms of gum disease, call our office today.
At Smiles Dental Care, our periodontist can perform a variety of gum disease treatments to restore your oral health. The services we offer include:
In addition to an in-office periodontist, we have a registered oral surgeon on the Smiles Dental Care team to perform a variety of
If you suffer from symptoms of gum disease, call Smile Dental Care at (07) 3062-8422 today. We offer comprehensive gum disease treatment in Margate, Queensland to help our patients restore their oral health. We invite you and your family to enjoy our inviting office, complete with blankets, pillows, and flat-screen TVs in our patient rooms.
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