The health of your gums and soft tissues is an important aspect of your smile’s health. At Great Lakes Dentistry, we are pleased to provide a variety of high-quality periodontal treatments to prevent and repair damage caused by a number of gum conditions. The most common condition we see at our office is gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the inflammation and infection of your gums and soft tissues. It often causes bleeding of the gums, loose teeth, and a receding gum line, in conjunction with a painful infection. If left untreated, gum disease can even lead to tooth loss and bone loss.
To treat gum disease and other gum conditions, Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver, our qualified dentist, combines many deep cleaning methods with advanced technology for powerful results. We use dental lasers to aid in scaling and root planing, treatments that are designed to remove infected gum tissue and smooth the surface of your teeth where bacteria can get trapped. The severity of your case will determine which type of treatments we suggest. If you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of gum disease in Royal Oak, Michigan, we strongly encourage you to contact our dental office today. Do not wait a moment longer to receive the standard of care you deserve.
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