The best method to preventing periodontal gum disease is effective, daily at-home care consisting of brushing and flossing. At Back Bay Family Dentistry, we also recommend regular professional examinations and cleanings, to help keep an eye on gum disease and ensure we are taking care of it. In some cases, at home dental care is not enough to prevent periodontal diseases; once the disease has started, professional dental intervention is necessary. Other factors that can worsen periodontal disease include:
If you notice you have constant bad breath, red, bleeding or swollen gums, sensitive teeth or any other symptoms of periodontal gum disease, contact the experts at Back Bay Family Dentistry in D’Iberville today! We are always happy to schedule an appointment and get you in to be checked out.