When you think of good oral health, you may focus entirely on clean, white teeth. However, the state of your gums is just as important to your overall oral health, especially since untreated gum disease can lead to tooth decay and loss. Fortunately, Dr. Amarik Singh is an expert periodontist who offers the most cutting-edge treatments for gum disease, including laser gum therapy. These modern treatments are minimally invasive and extremely effective, so now is the perfect time to seek help for your infected gums.
Important Facts About Gum Disease
Gum disease is caused by bacteria that resides in the plaque on the teeth. Inadequate oral hygiene, poor diet, and genetics are all common factors that can lead to gum disease. The most mild stage, gingivitis, usually involves swollen and tender gums, and is the most easily treatable. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress to periodontitis, characterized by bacteria living below the gum line. Periodontitis and advanced periodontitis can cause gum recession and tissue loss in the jawbone. Without treatment, bone loss can lead to tooth loss and damage to the strength and integrity of the jawbone itself.
Modern Treatments Offer Minimal Pain and Maximum Results
Many people avoid seeking gum disease treatment for fear of painful and invasive procedures. Dr. Singh offers the most cutting-edge treatments available, including laser gum therapy. Laser therapy offers several unique benefits, including:
Call Today for a Consultation
If you have noticed some signs of gingivitis, such as tender gums, it is extremely important to seek treatment as soon as possible to prevent your condition from advancing and causing irreversible bone and tissue loss. Give our office a call today to schedule a consultation to find out the state of your oral health and work with Dr. Amarik Singh to develop a customized, effective treatment plan. We are ready to help you take the first step toward excellent oral health.