Gum disease is widely regarded as a silent killer, and there’s a good reason for that.
Periodontitis is a potentially dangerous infection that destroys the gum tissue your teeth depend on for stability and support. The problem is that this infection creeps in slowly and quietly at first, long before you may notice any signs or symptoms on your own.
That’s one of the reasons your routine dental cleanings and exams are so important!
Our skiled hygienists have the training and equipment needed to spot gum disease early and treat it effectively before it has a chance to advance and cause further damage.
We can also perform scaling and root planing, which is a virtually painless deep cleaning that gets rid of harmful plaque under the gumline. When treated early and monitored closely, it is possible to reverse the damage this insidious infection causes, prevent tooth loss, and preserve your oral health!
If you have bleeding, swollen, or tender gums, visit us for gentle gum disease treatment in D’Iberville, MS. Call Back Bay Family Dentistry at 228-220-2117 for an appointment. You can also make an appointment online. In the meantime, check out this fun retro PSA from the American Dental Association about the dangers of neglecting your teeth!