The most common gum problems are bleeding and receding gums.
If gum disease is left untreated it progresses to the point where it can lead to sensitive teeth, loose teeth and pain on eating.
Recent studies have shown an association between gum disease and heart disease.
Proper assessment of the gums will help us determine the best course of treatment.
It may involve scaling and root planning (removal of deposits on teeth and roots). The gums are then monitored regularly to track progress.
In advanced cases of gum disease it may be necessary to refer you to a gum specialist.