Mark Luzania, DDS | Periodontal (Gum) Disease Treatment

Periodontal (Gum) Disease Treatment

Periodontics deals with the gums, tissues, and bone that support the teeth. It is mainly concerned with preventing and treating periodontal or gum disease. We offer routine cleanings as-well-as more advanced periodontal treatments at Dr. Luzania’s practice, including scaling and root planing. We will also work together with your gum specialist to help you achieve optimum oral health.

Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease include:

  • Gums that bleed when the teeth are brushed
  • Red, Swollen or tender gums
  • Gums that have pulled away from the teeth
  • Pus at the gumline when the gums are pressed
  • Teeth that are loose or changing position
  • Any change in the bite
  • Any change in the fit of partial dentures
  • Constant bad breath or bad taste

The following picture outlines the progress of periodontal (gum) disease: