What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal Disease Multiple areas of receding gums exposing root surfacesPeriodontal disease occurs when plaque bacteria sits below the gum line causing decay in, and around, the roots of teeth. This bacteria, over time, will produce toxins that cause the gums to pull away from the teeth. To aid in the prevention of periodontal disease, work with an experienced dental team, such as the Mississauga Periodontal Associates. This respected team of experts, will provide an assessment of your oral health, and a customized long term plan for future care.

Know the Symptoms of Periodontal Disease:

Are you experiencing swollen, red or bleeding gums? Do you have pain while chewing, loose teeth or lingering bad breath? If you answered yes to any of these questions you may be in the beginning stages of periodontal disease. With early detection, the Periodontal Associates will be able to work with you, to set up effective treatment plans.

Take Preventative Measures of Periodontal Disease:

Daily brushing and flossing is imperative to ensuring excellent oral health. The Mississauga Periodontal Associates will aid in developing the proper oral hygiene habits to prevent the onset of periodontal disease. The damage from periodontal disease can stretch beyond the gums affecting your body, and organs. Without proper treatment, the damaging bacteria can enter the blood stream, through inflamed gums, causing additional health issues. Following preventative measures will not only have a positive impact on your oral health, but your overall health as well.

Visit Mississauga Periodontal Associates today:

The only way to truly know the condition of your teeth and gums is to visit the Mississauga Periodontal Associates office for a consultation. This patient friendly team is always available to discuss any issues you may be experiencing. We service local areas including: Oakville, Brampton, Burlington, Mississauga, Etobicoke, Port Credit and Toronto. Contact the office today at 647-931-5349 or 1-800-341-7471 to discuss any further questions or to make an appointment.

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