Treating Gum Disease: What You Can Expect
Have you recently noticed a change in your gums? Maybe they look puffy and inflamed or easily bleed when you brush?
It May Be Gum Disease
What you are probably seeing are symptoms of gum disease, a condition that affects nearly half of all adults in the US over age 30. One reason so many people are affected is that in many cases, people who have gum disease don’t know it because they never see the above symptoms.
If you have been diagnosed with mild gum disease, all is not lost. In its early stage, gum disease is called gingivitis and is reversible with a thorough cleaning by your hygienist and improved oral hygiene ...