Gum Disease Treatments Plymouth, MI

About 47.2% of Americans age 30 and older have periodontal disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Are you one of them? The best way to protect your smile is to schedule an appointment with our gum disease treatments dentist in Plymouth MI.

Our Plymouth MI dentist will be able to spot the early warning signs of gum disease so you can maintain a healthy smile. Schedule your appointment with our dentist office in Plymouth, Michigan today.

Questions About Gum Disease Treatments

Can gum disease be cured?

Early gum disease (gingivitis) can be cured by adopting a good oral hygiene routine and seeing our Plymouth MI dentist every 6 months. However, gum disease is irreversible once it develops into the more serious periodontal disease. Call our gum disease treatment dentist as soon as possible if your gums are bleeding, swollen, sore, or red.

What is the best treatment for gum disease?

We may recommend scaling and root planing if the gum pockets around your teeth are deeper than 4 millimeters and your x-rays show signs of bone loss. During a dental deep cleaning, we remove plaque and tartar buildup both above and below the gum line. Once we remove plaque and tartar, we smooth out tooth roots so receding gums have a better chance of reattaching to teeth.

Dr. Gary Feucht DDS is a gum disease treatment dentist in Plymouth MI. To schedule gum disease treatment with Plymouth Dentistry, call (734) 459-7110.

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