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Periodontal Treatment in Waxhaw, NC

If You Are Looking for Periodontal Treatment in Waxhaw, NC, Call Waxhaw Dental Center.

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an extremely common bacterial infection of the gums and bone that support the teeth, and it’s usually brought on by a lack of oral hygiene. Early symptoms of periodontal disease include red, swollen gums that tend to bleed easily, and if left untreated, it can ultimately lead to tooth loss! At Waxhaw Dental Center in Waxhaw, NC our team will screen your gums whenever you come to see us, and should we spot the slightest sign of periodontal disease and any necessary periodontal treatment.

Common reasons for periodontal treatment:

  • Bleeding gums when brushing your teeth
  • Bright red or red-purple appearance to gums
  • Tender gums when touched
  • A shiny appearance to gums
  • Mouth sores
  • Loose teeth

At Waxhaw Dental Center in Waxhaw, NC our dentists can perform various periodontal treatment procedures to get your gum back to a healthy status.

Scaling & Root Planing

A scaling and root planing treatment is sometimes called a “deep cleaning,” and this is because it targets the plaque and bacteria located below the gum line. With scaling, an ultrasonic cleaner will be used to break up and remove all the plaque and tartar deposits located around your gums, and then root planing will be used to gently smooth out the rough surfaces of your teeth’s roots.

Infection Control

At Waxhaw Dental Center in Waxhaw, NC we can also apply a topical antibiotic to reach the small spaces where bacteria can hide. This periodontal treatment only takes a couple of minutes, but it continues working long after you leave our Waxhaw, NC dental office. We may need to make another application three to four months later, but this is an effective way to kill the bacteria in your mouth and give your gums a fresh start.

Call Waxhaw Dental Center in Waxhaw, NC today at 704-243-1122 and ask us how our Waxhaw periodontal treatment can improve your smile and your day!

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