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You’ve probably heard that gum disease, also known as gum disease, is a serious problem that you should try to avoid. Fortunately, you can typically avoid this problem by brushing, flossing, and scheduling regular appointments with our team. However, even if you do all of these things, you could still find yourself coping with gum disease. Fortunately, there are a several things you can do to prevent the problems caused by gum disease.

Again, please treat gum disease as quickly as possible. If you don’t, it can actually lead to a number of serious problems. To make matters more serious, if you don’t deal with gum disease, the disease itself can become worse. For instance, gum disease can lead to frequent bad breath, sensitivity to temperature and sore and sensitive gums. Gum disease may also affect the bone that holds your teeth in place. If this bone is worn down, your teeth can shift and you may suffer from premature tooth loss.

Of course, there are a few things you could be able to do to reverse gum disease—such as having your teeth professionally cleaned. However, would you be surprised to learn that implants can actually help deal with lost bone structure? You see, implants are placed in your bone, which promotes bone grown. Similarly, if you’ve lost a tooth because of gum disease, we may suggest an implant can to restore your ability to chew and speak comfortably.

If you’re interested in learning more about the care you can receive from our team, please feel free to contact Pedar B. Didriksen DDS Family and Cosmetic Dentistry at 410-208-2900. Our dentist, Dr. Pedar Didriksen and our team will gladly examine your smile and offer you personalized advice. We’re excited to meet with you.