Check up and clean
The most effective treatment option is prevention, to come regularly to the dentist every six months. This ensures that the dentist can catch problems early and treat them before it is too late.
Common treatments for minor symptoms can include:
- Cleaning of teeth
- Removing plaque
- Interdental brushes
- Tongue cleaning
- Oral irrigation
Gum (Periodontal) Disease or Gingivitis
Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums, generally caused by a bacterial infection. Common symptoms include irritated, inflamed and bleeding gums. If left untreated, it can progress into Periodontitis.
Treatment options can vary depending on the stage and progression of Gum Diseases. Please contact us on (02) 9410 2001 to discuss treatment options that are available for you.
Periodontitis (Gum Diseases)
Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that causes damage to the tissue and bone surrounding the teeth. If left untreated, the bone loss around the teeth can cause mobility, and eventually lead to the loss of teeth.
Symptoms of Periodontitis (Gum Diseases) include:
- Inflammation of gums
- Bleeding Gums
- Tooth Decay
- Bad Breath
- Gum Recession
- Loose Teeth