Gum disease is one of the most common oral health concerns that patients face. Healthy gums are a crucial part of achieving excellent oral health. Maintaining an excellent oral hygiene routine, practice preventive dental care, and scheduling regular visits to our Monroe, NC dental office can improve your oral health and minimize your chance of developing gum disease. Gum disease is preventable with proper dental care.
Dr. Leonard Hess is one of the leading dentists in Monroe, NC. Dr. Hess has undergone extensive training in many aspects of dentistry to provide patients with state of the art, high-quality dental care. Dr. Hess and our dental care team always have the interest of our patients in mind. Through personalized solution and treatment planning, we help patients achieve a healthier smile.
If you have not visited the dentist for a routine dental checkup, or you have noticed a change in your oral health, please schedule an appointment with our Monroe dental office.
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If you notice any signs of gum disease, we suggest you visit our office for a thorough screening.
- Sore, swollen or red gums
- Bleeding gums, often when brushing or flossing
- Receding Gums
- Loose teeth
- Bad Breath
- Mouth sores, pus between gums and teeth
- Changes in the fit of dentures
Dr. Hess will perform an extensive gum disease screening. If gum disease is present, Dr. Hess will determine which solution is right for you. The early gum disease is identified, the more likely we can restore health with conservative, effective methods.
Treatment For Gum Disease:
- Routine Dental Cleaning
- Antibacterial Mouth Rinse
- Scaling and Root Planing
Dr. Hess may recommend one or more of these solutions to eliminate gum disease. In advanced cases, gum surgery and tooth replacement may be necessary to restore health back to the teeth and gums.