Category: Periodontal Disease

The Impact Of Periodontal Disease

When your problems with gum disease become too serious to be properly managed at a general dental office, you can find that you need the services of someone who specializes in periodontal care. If it surprises you that poor gum health can call for a specialist, you may not realize just how serious an infection… Read more »

Perio Protect And Daily Preventive Care

The daily routine you practice to protect your smile should keep you safe against both dental and periodontal problems. For those who have a history of trouble with gingivitis, or ongoing difficulties managing periodontal disease, a “standard” routine may not feel like enough. With Perio Protect, you can directly target harmful microbes as part of… Read more »

Is It Gingivitis Or Periodontal Disease?

You may have a tendency to use the terms “gingivitis” and “gum disease” interchangeably, and assume there is no difference to worry over. What you should know is that while gingivitis is an early stage of an infection that is still reversible, gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, can refer to a more… Read more »

Fighting Periodontal Bacteria With Oxygen

Does it matter when you learn that you need treatment for gum disease? An early warning can lead to preventive services, which can reverse the infection before you have long-term difficulties to worry over. In time, as bacteria continue to spread and periodontal pockets deepen, you can experience more worrying concerns and have more trouble… Read more »

Patient Comfort And Gum Disease Treatment

Periodontal bacteria can continue to spread and attack your gum tissues as you go without professional dental care. In time, the accumulation of harmful microbes can lead to something more severe than gingivitis, which can change the way you need to be treated. At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we can help you manage… Read more »

Safely Taking Care Of Periodontal Bacteria

Periodontal bacteria cause problems with your health that should not be disregarded or ignored. In time, an infection can make it difficult for you to prevent tooth loss, as worsening damage to the tissues that support teeth will occur. These bacteria can also cause issues in other areas of your body over time, making an… Read more »

Evaluating Your Current Periodontal Health

How should you approach treatment for gum disease? If you have to contend with gingivitis, the initial stage of an infection, preventive care can effectively reverse your condition and give you healthy tissues again. For those who have more serious infections, more involved treatments are going to be necessary to prevent complications. At our Encinitas/San… Read more »

Taking Advantage Of Perio Protect

Are you interested in learning what more you can do to protect yourself against periodontal disease? For those who have struggled to prevent this problem, or those who are currently fighting it, extra support can be valuable. After all, an infection that is not properly managed can have significant consequences – tooth loss is just… Read more »

Can I Still Prevent Periodontal Disease?

If you have a serious problem with periodontal disease, it is important that you take action by discussing treatment options available to you. Without proper management, a serious infection can cause you to lose teeth, and it can disrupt your ability to manage other health conditions that affect you. Periodontal disease is an infection that… Read more »

Gum Disease And Your General Health

You would be correct to think of your periodontal health as an important part of your overall oral health. While many people understand this, they may not realize just how important the care you give your gums will be for your general health, too! Problems with periodontal disease can have a big impact on your… Read more »