Caring for your oral health involves more than just your teeth. Your gums are a vital factor in protecting your smile and ensuring overall health. Gum disease is prevalent amongst adults, especially those over thirty. Without general dentistry treatment, it can jeopardize your teeth and put you at higher risk for health issues such as cardiovascular issues and diabetes. Keep your entire mouth healthy by stopping gum disease in its tracks with treatment from Ora Dentistry.
Gum disease is an infection of the gum tissue. Poor oral hygiene, smoking, certain health issues and other factors can contribute to the beginning of gum or periodontal disease. Luckily, treatment is available to stop this infection and the effects of this disease. Deep cleanings, medications, home care and other treatments can be used to reverse gum disease and restore oral health.