Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a term that many patients are familiar with. They hear about it from their dentist, as well as on television commercials for toothpaste and mouthwashes. But many patients are unsure as to how serious an issue this condition can be. Patients who have gum disease will need to treat it to maintain their oral health and avoid the damage of the smile that can occur if left untreated. Treatment for periodontal disease will vary depending on the stage at which the condition has reached.
If a patient has received a gum disease diagnosis, they will need to speak to Dr. Ann Kelley of Kingsgate Dental in Kirkland, WA, about their treatment options. Our dentist can determine the stage the condition has reached and the best treatment for a patient’s needs with a thorough evaluation. Below are a few of the approaches our team may take to treat gum disease:
Gum disease is nothing to laugh about, as it can contribute to the loss of bone, gum tissue, and natural teeth. If you think that you have periodontal disease, it is vital that you connect with Dr. Ann Kelley as soon as possible for a definitive diagnosis and to speak to a professional about the treatment options available. At Kingsgate Dental, we can help in restoring the health of your smile and maintaining your oral health and wellness for life. Call (425) 385-0080 to request a consultation visit and initial evaluation at the office, conveniently located at 12308 NE 144th Street in Kirkland, WA. Her facility is open to new and established patients in the community.
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