“A pathway to your bright new smile!”
At Expressions DentalTM Clinic, our general dentists are dedicated to delivering you oral health services like periodontal treatment in Calgary NW and looking after your overall dental hygiene. If you have active periodontal disease, the typical routines of home care, such as teeth brushing and daily dental hygiene- may not be sufficient enough, as those methods generally focus on areas of the tooth, which are above the gum-line and slightly below. You may need periodontal treatment in such case.
However with root planning procedures and regular scaling, our dental hygienists can remove the build-up of plaque, bacterial toxins, and tartar from tooth surfaces below the gum line, which are the areas that general home care practices are unable to reach.
It is among the most common dental issues and one of the vital reasons for tooth loss in adults. Two types of periodontal disease – gingivitis and Periodontitis, are infections of the gum and bone that surround the teeth and keep them in place. Basically, Periodontitis is an advanced form of ‘Gingivitis.’ The good news is that if the infections are identified in the early stages, they are almost always treatable and preventable and may not require periodontal treatment; you just have to do daily brushing, flossing and regular dental hygiene visits and checkups at your dental clinic.
Periodontal disease is usually painless and hard to detect in its early stage, which is why it is so vital to have regular checkups with our general dentist in Calgary NW to identify if you have a periodontal disease. There are, however, some symptoms which can help detect possible infection:
“For the life of your smile!”
In addition to your periodontal cleaning and evaluation, your appointment with our general dentists will usually include:
If you feel you may have Periodontal Disease and want to have periodontal treatment in Calgary NW., do not hesitate to contact us at +1 (403) 252 7733 to book your appointment. In certain cases, you may be referred to a Periodontist who is a gum specialist.