If you have red, swollen, or bleeding gums, Dr. Philip Cooper , may recommend treatment for gum disease in Garden City, Georgia. Caused by the accumulation of plaque and calculus on the teeth, gum disease, which is also called periodontal disease, is a prevalent disease that can seriously affect your oral and overall health. Periodontal disease can cause bone, gum, and tooth loss in the mouth. It has also been linked to several health disorders when left untreated, including:
- High blood pressure
- Pregnancy complications
- Heart disease
To prevent periodontal disease and keep you and your family safe, we offer Perio Protect at Savannah Dental Associates. Perio Protect® allows us to use your unique oral properties to create a custom antibacterial treatment. Perio Protect can also be used in combination with other periodontal treatments, such as scaling and root planing, to help fight and even reverse the process of gum disease. Call our dental office today if you have red, swollen, or bleeding gums, as these are the signs of periodontal disease. Our dentist and team will treat gum disease and restore your oral health. We are excited to provide you and your family with the dental care that you need!