Suffering from red, swollen or sore gums? Seek help from Wow Dental, where we offer gum disease treatment in Chino Hills, California. As bacteria starts to build up on the surface of the tooth, it can start to affect the soft tissues of the mouth. Periodontics is the study of how to treat and prevent infections within these tissues, most often encompassing gum disease treatment and prevention.
Gum, or periodontal, disease starts as mild infection within the gums. This can appear as slight swelling, redness, sensitivity or bleeding. This first stage is commonly called “gingivitis” and, without treatment, can lead to further infection. After this initial stage, if the infection is left untreated, it can lead to severe gum recession, erosion of the bone and even tooth loss. Depending on the progression of the disease, Dr. Leo Man can offer several different treatments, including:
Our dentist may also recommend hygiene habits, like daily flossing and brushing, to treat early forms of the disease. Learn more about care and cleaning from our office and how you can prevent periodontal disease in Chino Hills, California.
If you are wondering how to make sure your gums stay healthy, call 909-590-2229 for a consultation. You can meet with us and plan your periodontal treatment with our professional dental team.