Periodontal disease can sneak up on anyone, causing inflammation, pain and other problems. Left unchecked, it can become gum disease and cause even greater problems. If you’re having issues with your teeth or gums and need a dentist to take a look at Dr. Rita Claro of Dental Care Group
Avoiding Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease is a common occurrence when you are unable to properly care for your teeth, which means that you are not brushing, flossing or rinsing adequately. If you find that your gums are red or pale, bleeding, sore or seem to be separating away from your teeth, these are all signs that you have periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the precursor to gum disease, which is a serious but treatable condition. You can avoid periodontal disease by taking better care of your teeth at home, visiting a dentist on a regular basis and having your teeth cleaned regularly as well. Regularly getting your dental cleaning will remove plaque and tartar buildup and will make sure that you’re warding off the building up of bacteria and other issues over time.
Periodontal disease can become a serious issue but it’s not too late for you to prevent this problem, just begin now. If you’re starting to notice an issue now and want to stop it before it gets too serious, give our office a call today in Kendall at 305-232-2227 or Miami (305)267-3751. We are waiting to hear from you today so we can tell you about our dental services for periodontal disease, gum disease and other dental issues.