Treating gum disease in South Yorkshire
Periodontics deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease that affects the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. If your dentist has diagnosed gum disease, or you need to get dentally fit before considering treatments such as dental implants, veneers or teeth whitening, periodontics treatment may be required.
Gum disease is a surprisingly common problem. It’s easy to prevent, though simple oral hygiene – but it’s also easy to ignore, and can go untreated for decades before serious problems arise. At this stage, your gum disease – or periodontitis – is unlikely to be cured, though it can be managed with periodontics treatment. Left untreated gum disease causes teeth to become loose and eventually fall out.
If you suffer from periodontal disease or think you might have periodontitis, all is not lost. The dental team at Tickhill Dental provide both urgent care dental treatment and prevention. Schedule a consultation with one of our dentists and we can suggest a treatment plan and routine that will work for you: including daily plaque removal through brushing and flossing, regular clinical cleanings and check-ups, and – occasionally – bite therapy to address loose teeth, clenching or grinding habits, or tooth movement caused by unhealthy gums.
Remember: your teeth were built to last a lifetime, and with good dental hygiene and a solid treatment plan, you can manage periodontitis and create a stronger smile.