Many risk factors can contribute to a patient developing gum disease. This includes: genetics, smoking, pregnancy, stress, poor nutrition, puberty, diabetes, and poor oral hygiene. Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss for American adults and can result in jaw bone deterioration. If your gums appear red, swollen or are tender to the touch, you may have gum disease.
We use gentle, soft-tissue laser treatments to treat infected pockets in your mouth. This can help restore healthy gums and remove the disease. There are many advantages to this treatments including minimal bleeding, and reduced trauma to patients.