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Gum disease is silent, so it’s important to get a professional to check for signs regularly. As with any disease, if caught early it is much easier treat, with better results.
Periodontium is the name given to the complex system of hard and soft structures that support your teeth in your jaw. This system is made up of the tooth socket, the gums, root cementum and the periodontal ligament. Periodontology is the study of these oral structures.
Our dentists are concerned with keeping your teeth in place, throughout your lifetime. At Bay Dental Care our dentists are trained to help prevent, diagnose and treat periodontal diseases, as well as fit dental implants.
Gum disease can be hard to spot, which is why it is important to visit your local Lancaster dentist for routine check ups. Your dental practitioner may refer you to a periodontist if they suspect any signs of gingivitis or periodontitis. If you have not seen a dentist for some time, and you think you may have gum disease, book an appointment to see your Bay Dental Care dentist straight away on 01524 32639.
Gum disease is serious, affecting the whole of your mouth and ultimately the structure of your jaw. If left untreated can result in bone loss – undermining the foundations of your teeth. Bone and tissue keep your teeth in place, and lasting damage to these ultimately results in loss of teeth and unsightly gaps.
Should you have any concerns about your oral hygiene please get in touch with the Bay Dental Care on 01524 32639.