Gum Disease Treatment (Periodontal Therapy)
What is gum disease?
Most of us don’t think much about our gums. But they really are the foundation of a healthy happy smile. Left untreated, gum problems can lead to tooth loss and other serious issues. That’s why it’s vital to spot signs of periodontal disease, commonly known as gingivitis, or in more severe cases, periodontitis. Gingivitis occurs when the gums become inflamed because plaque has been allowed to accumulate on the teeth and gums. This is caused by poor oral hygiene and a failure to remove the plaque effectively from the gums. Periodontitis is a serious inflammatory disease which affects the bone and soft tissues that support the teeth. While poor oral hygiene is the main reason, it can also be caused by smoking, poor diet, stress and other factors.
Protect yourself properly against gum problems
Failing to address problems like gingivitis and periodontitis can lead to pain, tooth loss and other problems. At Rectory House, we always put prevention first. That means spotting the signs early and treating any issues before they become a serious health risk. It’s why we make checking for potential gum health issues a key part of every dental and hygienist appointment.
Trust our in-house expert
Our in-house Implantologist/Periodontologist, Dr Gerard Balague Viladrich, has had extensive training in and experience of diagnosing and treating many periodontal issues. And he’s very friendly too! So you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands. Dr Viladrich will identify the best treatment for you from the range of advanced options available. From scaling and root planing to periodontal laser treatment to dental implants, periodontal therapy covers surgical and non-surgical techniques to restore health to the tissues that support your teeth and prevent tooth loss.
If you have any worries about your gums or your general oral health, make an appointment as early as possible to get it checked. The sooner we spot any issues, the sooner we can help restore your dental health to its best.
We offer a range of payment plans to help make it easier for our patients to access the dental treatments they need. For more information, please get in touch.