At least 50% of the adult population over age 40 in the United States has some degree of gum disease. That number increases to 80% of all adults.
Most people are unaware they have the condition, which can lead to more serious health problem including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, pregnancy complications, pneumonia, Alzheimer’s disease, wrinkled skin and erectile dysfunction.
The good news is that while not curable, gum disease is treatable. The sooner it is discovered, the sooner it can be contained.
Missing teeth are not only an appearance issue. When teeth are missing, patients don’t chew sufficiently and that can result in digestive problems.
Dental implants are far more than just cosmetic; they help support the shape and structure of your mouth and face. Studies have shown that regular flossing and dental deep cleanings can add up to six-and-a-half years to your life.
A proper deep cleaning and gum disease treatment must be done by a specialized Periodontist.
Specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gum disease, we are nationally recognized experts in periodontology.