Do I have gum disease?
Gum disease can quickly develop into a serious illness if not identified and treated in its early stages. Therefore, it’s important to be aware of the symptoms of gum disease so that you can let us know as soon as you notice any of these symptoms. We can then take action to help restore you to good periodontal health.
Many people ignore the initial signs of gingivitis, assuming that they’re normal or of no importance. Unfortunately, this can lead to the advancement of the disease. Some signs to look out for include:
- Gums that bleed during brushing and flossing
- Gum sensitivity
- Recession of the gum line
Only a dentist can make a professional diagnosis of gum disease. If you notice one or more of these symptoms, call us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kainth at our Irving, TX dental office.
If we can catch your gum disease quickly enough, we may be able to recommend simple changes in your routine to improve your periodontal health. If your gum disease is in a later stage, we offer a deep-cleaning treatment known as scaling and root planing.
If you believe you may be suffering from gum disease, call us today to get started on the path toward better health!