Getting our teeth cleaning in Verandah is essential for both your teeth and your gums, and can help prevent the need for periodontal cleanings, which are restored to when the effects of advanced gum disease make it the most effective method. Here at Riverdale Dental Associates, we’re committed to proactive dental and periodontal care.
Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease. Symptoms tend to be mild, such as irritation and redness of the gums. You may not even realize that there is any reason to be concerned. And the good news is that with our teeth cleaning in Verandah, the signs of gingivitis can typically be reversed, and the progress of gum disease halted entirely. Sometimes a second cleaning is necessary for more stubborn cases. The bad news is that if you don’t come in for twice-yearly dental cleanings (which is another way of saying teeth cleanings), gingivitis can develop into periodontitis, the advanced stage. Here, the symptoms become highly noticeable, and more concerning. Among them are receding gums, bleeding when you brush, and persistent bad breath. More serious is the potential erosion of gum and bone tissue, which can then cause your teeth to become loose. In the worst case, you could end up losing teeth. It is when gum disease is advanced that our teeth cleaning in Verandah is no longer effective. Instead, you will require a periodontal cleaning, which is similar but goes much deeper. In fact, it goes down to the roots to get at the offending plaque and tartar. With that, your gums can begin to heal. It is vital not to ignore the symptoms you have. The more quickly you act, the more likely you will have a successful result.
Make an appointment with us right now for a teeth cleaning in Verandah. Give yourself every opportunity to prevent advanced gum disease.