Have you been experiencing signs of periodontitis, a disease that affects the gums? Crestridge Dental in Burnsville, MN has some of the best periodontists in the area to help treat this disease. Gingivitis is the beginning stage of this disease, if left untreated this can turn in to periodontitis. Gingivitis can be reversed with proper treatment and home care.
Some symptoms of periodontal disease are:
- Persistent sore, swollen, red, or bleeding gums
- Tooth pain or sensitivity
- Bad breath
To prevent this disease it is important to:
- Carefully brush your teeth
- Floss your teeth every day
- Keep up with your dental cleanings
- Plaque removal is very important
If you do those things, you may be able to prevent this disease from getting worse. Due to this disease, teeth can become loose and need to be removed. If left untreated, this disease can cause serious health issues including: heart attacks, diabetes, and even stroke.
Remember, regular appointments with us will greatly increase your chances of managing this disease. So, call us at: 952-892-5050 to schedule your periodontal appointment today.