Periodontal Treatment

Effective Periodontal Treatment to Protect and Enhance Your Gum Health

Addressing gum disease with advanced care to restore your oral health.

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, can have a significant impact on your oral and overall health if left untreated. At Williams Dentistry in Fletcher, NC, we specialize in diagnosing and treating various stages of periodontal disease, from mild gingivitis to severe periodontitis. Our treatments are designed to halt the progression of gum disease, repair damage, and prevent future issues. Using the latest in dental technology and techniques, we ensure your treatment is effective and comfortable. Schedule an appointment to take the first step towards a healthier smile and improved gum health.

Improved Gum Health

Professional periodontal treatment removes plaque and tartar build-up that can lead to gum disease, reducing inflammation, bleeding, and the risk of gum recession.

Enhanced Overall Well-being

Treating gum disease can improve your overall health. Studies have shown links between periodontal disease and other health issues like heart disease and diabetes, making it critical to maintain healthy gums.

Prevention of Tooth Loss

Advanced periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss. Our treatments focus on thoroughly cleaning the pockets around teeth, preventing the progression of disease and helping save your natural teeth.

Tailored Treatments for Long-Term Gum Health

Our approach to periodontal care at Williams Dentistry involves personalized treatment plans tailored to the specific needs of each patient. We utilize advanced scaling and root planing techniques, along with surgical procedures when necessary, to effectively treat and manage gum disease. Our team is also committed to providing education on maintaining gum health through proper oral hygiene and regular check-ups, ensuring long-lasting results and a brighter, healthier smile.

Dental Exams & Cleanings FAQs

What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that supports your teeth. It is often caused by poor oral hygiene that allows plaque to build up and harden on the tooth surfaces.

What are the signs of periodontal disease?

Common signs include red, swollen, or tender gums, bleeding while brushing or flossing, persistent bad breath, receding gums, and in advanced stages, loose teeth.

How is periodontal disease treated?

Treatment can range from non-surgical methods like scaling and root planing (deep cleaning) to surgical procedures to restore supportive tissues.

Can periodontal disease be prevented?

Yes, with good oral hygiene practices such as brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and getting regular dental check-ups, you can significantly reduce your risk of developing periodontal disease.

Is periodontal treatment painful?

We use the latest techniques and local anesthesia to make the treatment as comfortable as possible. For anxious patients, sedation options are available.

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