There’s More To Gum Disease Than Meets The Eye

There’s More To Gum Disease Than Meets The Eye

Aug 22, 2018

For those that suffer from gum disease, the severity of said disease is well known, but for those that have never had gum disease, it’s negative impacts on your health can seem far away in the future. However, gum disease does not only affect your mouth and the teeth in it. In the following article, we will discuss a few ways in which gum disease is much more than meets the eye.

It Threatens Your Smile and Health

The great majority of the population can find themselves face-to-face with serious health problems because of the thought that our bodies will tell us when something is wrong. However this is not the case with all diseases, and it is not the case with gum disease. This disease is much more Insidious and can seemingly offer no symptoms while absolutely ravaging your health from the inside out. Common symptoms associated with gum disease are:

  • Red and swollen gums
  • Gum soreness
  • Lose or shifting teeth
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Gums that bleed when you brush and floss

There you have it. There is no reason to think that these symptoms are merely troublesome, if you have any of these problems currently or if you experience them in the future, please let us at Berkshire Family Dental know as soon as possible

What We Can Do About It

Thanks to modern technology, dental lasers have changed gum disease treatment for the better. There’s no more cutting or stitching, meaning recovery time is much shorter. Laser gum therapy is a comfortable procedure that regenerates your gum tissue instead of treating the infected area. We at Berkshire Family Dental want to do all we can to provide treatments and services that optimize your recovery and ongoing gum health. Give our Washington, DC office a call today!

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