It’s no secret that even from a young age your dentist explained to you how to prevent gum disease and the problems that it implies. Gum disease is definitely something you should not take lightly, as it can lead to much more serious health problems such as diabetes and heart disease. Unfortunately, sometimes gum disease is acquired and you’re not even fully aware of it. Just when you think you have a hold on your oral health care, gum disease can creep up on you. What should you do then?
Gum disease is definitely not a condition you can treat on your own. It is a possibility to stop gum disease in its tracks before it progresses to a worse case of gum disease, in severe cases you do need the assistance of a periodontist. More advanced treatment you may need include scaling, tooth planning, or laser gum surgery.
Just because the problem is treated, does not mean that you now have the free light to return to the poor oral care habits that got you into the situation you’re in now. Once you have gum disease, you have it forever. Now you must commit to bettering your health habits in order to keep your mouth healthy.
At Ramona Dentistry in Chino, CA, we want our patients never to have to experience gum disease. In the case that you do, however, we want you to come see us to receive the appropriate treatment you need. As discussed in the previous paragraphs of this article, with our experience and care, we can give you the treatment you need when you need it. Don’t hesitate to give us a call today to schedule your appointment.