Gum disease is a progressive condition that can have damaging effects on your oral health if left untreated. For gum disease treatment in Pembroke Pines, call the trained professionals at Castillo Dental Studio.
Don’t let gum disease sneak up on you. Schedule regular checkups and cleanings to keep gum disease at bay. However, if you’re experiencing red, puffy, or bleeding gums, be sure to call our office right away. Dr. Castillo offers comprehensive gum disease treatment to help restore your oral health and get you smiling again.
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, affects most adults at some point in their lives. Gingivitis, the most common type of gum disease, occurs when bacteria infect periodontal tissue. This may result in:
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of gum disease, treatment is essential for preventing future damage. Call our office right away for an exam.
Gingivitis can often be treated through a professional cleaning of the teeth and gums along with a more consistent daily routine. Brushing after every meal and snack, flossing morning and night, and adding an antibacterial mouthwash – sometimes in prescription form – may be all it takes to treat this type of gum disease. Periodontitis will, however, necessitate a more advanced approach.
To treat periodontitis, Dr. Castillo will need to first assess how advanced the disease has become. Depending on the specifics of your infection, periodontal treatment may include therapy to eliminate bacteria, shrink pockets of infection around teeth, and stimulate healthy tissue growth. These benefits become more difficult to achieve the longer periodontitis is allowed to progress. Your best chance for the complete elimination of gum disease is swift treatment.
Depending on your needs, Dr. Castillo can recommend one or more of the following treatments to reverse the effects of gum disease and restore your oral health:
To learn more about the benefits of comprehensive gum disease treatment in Pembroke Pines, call our office at (954) 391-8309. Dr. Castillo is a caring and compassionate dentist who is dedicated to helping all of our patients achieve optimal oral health.