Gum Disease Assessments and Treatments in Coral Springs, FL
Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease is a destructive and insidious disease. It’s an active and unending infection that progressively gets worse and as it does it can have dire effects on not only your teeth but your overall health as well. Coral Springs, FL dentist Dr. Daniel Rovirosa can assess for gum disease, treat it, and offer maintenance programs. Your best defense against gum disease is early treatment.
Signs and Consequences of Gum Disease
Signs of gum disease can range from gingivitis / bleeding gums to gum pain, foul odor and taste in the mouth, and gum redness and sensitivity. But the disease could be present and progressing long before symptoms even appear. As much as 80 % of the population has some degree of periodontal disease. And left untreated, this ongoing active infection can lead to tooth loss and is also linked to systemic diseases because the oral bacteria continually enters your blood stream and digestive system.
Gum disease is getting increasing attention as being linked to a number of conditions and diseases. Periodontitis could raise your risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke. It has a destructive relationship with blood sugar, puts stress on your immune system, can cause premature birth in pregnant women, has digestive and respiratory system risk factors, and it has been linked to several types of Cancer. There’s a plethora of reasons to treat periodontal disease early.
Treating Periodontal Disease at Rovi Smile Center in Coral Springs, FL
Do you have gum disease? Whether you have symptoms or not, it’s important to get assessed. At every dental check-up, your gums are examined as part of the process. If gum disease is found, depending on the severity of periodontal disease, treatment options are available that can include scaling and root planing, Arestin to fight bacteria, and more. We offer periodontal surgery options as well as minimally invasive treatments and maintenance programs. Rovi Smile Center is committed to excellence in a gentle dentistry environment. For a gum health assessment, make an appointment with Dr. Rovirosa. Call our Coral Springs, FL dental office at (954) 755-8003 and ensure your gum health doesn’t put your smile and overall health in jeopardy.
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