At Pure Smiles Fulham, we have a friendly team of dentists, who are dedicated to maintaining your oral health.
Are your gums swollen or infected?
Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth?
Are your teeth loose?
If yes to any of the above, you may have gum disease, which is also referred to as periodontal disease.
We have a wide range of periodontal treatments to achieve the best results.
Our experienced team of dentists are well trained in how to reverse the effects of gum disease and recession.
Gum (Periodontal) disease is an infection of the tissues that surrounds and supports your teeth. Many adults in the UK suffer from gum disease in some form. It’s less common in children but a major cause of tooth loss in adults.
A condition called gingivitis (gum inflammation) usually precedes periodontist. This is caused by the plaque that builds up on the teeth and gums. If left untreated, the condition can advance to periodontist, resulting in the damage of the bones, gums, tissue and support.
The number of treatments we offer is dependent on the severity of the gum disease. The main goal is to control and eradicate the infection. We provide a number of non-surgical treatments, such as scale and polishing, root planning and stain removal. In some cases, it’s necessary to remove the tooth. Your dentist will be able to determine which procedure is most suitable for your condition.
Your dentist may advice you to make some lifestyle changes to help decrease the severity or risk of your gum disease. These recommendations may include improving your diet and stopping smoke. Tobacco increases the risk of developing gum disease. Smokers are seven times more likely to get gum disease than non-smokers.
At Pure Smiles Fulham, we have a friendly team of dentists, who are dedicated to maintaining your oral health. If you would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us for more information.
Call us on 020 7736 6276. Alternatively, why not ask a question (form in the right hand column). Or, book an appointment here.
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