Periodontal and Gum Disease

Periodontal treatment is necessary when various conditions affect the health of your gums and the regions of your jawbone that hold your teeth in place. Retaining your teeth is directly dependent on proper periodontal care and maintenance. Healthy gums enhance the appearance of your teeth, like a frame around a beautiful painting. When your gums become unhealthy, they can either recede or become swollen, red and infected. In later stages, the supporting bone is destroyed and your teeth will shift, loosen, or fall out. These changes not only affect your ability to chew and speak, they also spoil your smile.

Preventing Gum Disease

Periodontal Treatment – Mississauga, Ontario

Adults over the age of 35 lose more teeth to gum disease than from cavities. Three out of four adults are affected at some time in their life. The best way to prevent cavities and Periodontal Disease is by daily thorough tooth brushing and flossing techniques and regular professional examinations and cleanings. Unfortunately, even with the most diligent home dental care, people can still develop some form of periodontal disease. Once this disease starts, professional intervention is necessary to prevent its progression.

Other important factors affecting the health of your gums include:

  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Stress
  • Clenching and grinding teeth
  • Medication
  • Poor nutrition

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Dear valued patients and families,

We are genuinely excited to see your smiling faces again soon! The safety of our patients and our team is of paramount importance. To ensure your safe experience at our clinic, we have updated protocols and have made changes in accordance with the recommendations from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Toronto Public Health.

Our team will reach out to you to schedule your appointments and update you on how to proceed with your appointments.

Sincerely,

Dr. Gangbar, Dr. Su, Dr. Mohamed, and the PA team

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