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Periodontal Assessment and Treatment

Gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis) refers to inflammation and infection of the gum and surrounding bone. It is the most common cause of adult tooth loss, affecting 70% of the population. In severe cases, its effects extend to life-threatening conditions such as heart disease.




Why do you take an hour for the first exam, when other dentists don’t? Why do I need to see a hygienist? Can’t the dentist just clean my teeth? Will they cost more? I haven’t been to a dentist in years & I’m worried about what they might find. What’s the difference between a porcelain filling
and a cheaper one?
How do our dentists look
aftertheir own teeth?
Why do I need X-rays?
Do they do me any harm?
If it isn’t currently broken,
do I need to get it fixed?