Are you giving your gums the attention they deserve, and are you listening to what your gums are communicating to you? Do you have gums that are:
- Bleeding Easily
- Puffy and Swollen
- Red and Tender
- Pulling Away from Your Teeth
If you experience any of these conditions, it’s important to know it is you gums’ way of warning you that something isn’t right. And, the most likely culprit is gum disease.
Periodontal Therapy to the Rescue
As a respected dentist in Alexandria, Dr. Alex McMillan and our team have state-of-the-art technologies and techniques for gentle periodontal therapy. Our treatments range from deep cleanings to scaling and root planning, and surgery when necessary.
“Everyone was very helpful in explaining what gum treatment I needed. Thank you for being so kind!” – Patient of Dr. McMillan
Doing More than Protecting your Smile
Having healthy gums do much more than support your smile, they also keep your overall health in tip-top shape. Studies have indicated that periodontal disease increases your chances for severe health risks, including
- Heart disease
- Preterm birth
- And much more!
Prevention and early diagnosis are the key to successfully treating gum disease. Maintain your regular oral hygiene appointments and visit our dentist in Alexandria if any noticeable symptoms are present.