Periodontal disease, or advanced stage gum disease, is an avoidable yet common problem that can be treated successfully at our Glendale office. Desert Peak Family Dental is both qualified and prepared to manage periodontal disease before it destroys your teeth, gums and underlying bone.
Patients with periodontal disease develop the condition from smoking, poor oral care habits, diabetes, certain medications that inhibit saliva flow, AIDS, cancer, and other health issues that compromise the immune system.
If you have any of the following signs of gum disease, call your Glendale dentist to schedule an appointment:
The goal of periodontal treatment is to manage the infection. The treatment approach and the number of sessions depend on the severity and type of gum disease being controlled.
We use usually treat periodontal disease with scaling and root planing. If a more invasive approach is needed, bone and tissue grafts or flap surgery may be performed.
Following gum disease treatment, it is crucial that patients follow proper oral hygiene practices at home for long-term success. This includes at least twice daily brushing, flossing once a day and no smoking.
If you have any additional questions about periodontal treatment in Glendale, we are here to help. Contact Desert Peak Family Dental Care and we will be happy to provide answers.
Our Glendale dentist and his friendly team provide the best possible dental care to our local patients. We want to preserve your oral health and help you feel at ease every step of the way.