Periodontal Therapy in Pleasant Grove, UT

A great smile is more than just healthy teeth. There are many periodontal conditions that affect gum tissue, compromising the rest of your smile. Preserve your oral health with a periodontal treatment in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Call 385-316-6323 for a consultation with our dentist at Martineau Family Dental. Dr. Zach Martineau will examine your smile and prescribe the right treatment for you.

Treatment for Gum Disease

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a degenerative condition primarily caused by bacteria found in plaque. The bacteria inflame and infect the gum tissues, and when left untreated, the gums can eventually begin to pull away from the teeth. Untreated periodontal disease can result in bone loss, tooth loss and gum tissue recession.

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Signs of Gum Disease

If your gums are swollen, red or tender, or if your gums bleed easily, you may have periodontal disease. Other common symptoms of gum disease include loose teeth, painful chewing, persistent bad breath and receding gums that make your teeth appear longer than normal. Following an exam at our office, our dentist and team will be able to determine whether you suffer from periodontal disease.

The treatment for gum disease is based upon your specific needs. Depending on the severity of the condition, our dentist may recommend additional professional dental cleanings, improved at-home oral hygiene, antibiotic treatment, scaling and root planing (deep cleanings), or gum surgery. We strive to help you restore your oral health and halt the progress of the disease. For more information on periodontal treatment, we welcome you to call 385-316-6323 or click here to schedule a visit to our office soon. We look forward to caring for your smile!

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