Gum Disease Treatment San Diego

April 20, 2019 0

Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection in the gum tissue. 42 % of U.S. adults have a severe type of gum diseases. It causes inflammation which may be painless, but it can damage the bone and gum that provide support to your teeth. If your gums are not healthy, then they are much more at risk of periodontal disease. The motto of Dr. Tran as the best Periodontist San Diego is “Healthy gums means Healthy heart, healthy arteries, and healthy brain.”

We work with each of our San Diego area (Rancho Bernardo, Clairemont, and Hillcrest) Patients. We use the latest dental hygiene technology to keep our patient’s gums healthy, to ensure that your entire body thrives with better health. Our San Diego gum disease treatment includes Dental implant, LANAP, bone graft, soft tissue graft, pinhole surgical techniques, Osseous Surgery, Crown lengthening, Occlusal adjustment, periodontal maintenance, tooth extraction, Sinus Lift, Scaling and rooting planning and much more.

Risk Factors

Poor oral hygiene is a significant risk factor of periodontal disease. As the dentists everywhere recommend regular brushing and flossing, then it is not for the sake of fun. If you don’t brush to scrub food off your teeth, the plaque will buildup on teeth enamel, and in just a few days it’ll harden to dental calculus.  Once the tartar or calculus hold your teeth, it is difficult to remove without professional teeth cleaning.

If you brush and floss your teeth regularly, but don’t think that checkup at San Diego Periodontist is necessary then you’re also at great risk of gum disease. Remember! If symptoms of gum diseases are left unnoticeable, then it may lead to severe complications. A regular dental visit is necessary to fix these issues.

Another important risk factor of gum diseases is Smoking. Smoking, in fact, damages the soft tissues of the mouth. Which causes gum inflammation and persistent inflammation may lead to nasty oral problems.  Researches have revealed that smoking contributes a lot in gum diseases 18% of US population smoke regularly and 55% of those with periodontal disease are smokers.

The major risk factors of periodontal disease are:

  1. Tobacco Chewing and Smoking
  2. Diabetes
  3. Consumption of Steroids
  4. Crooked Tooth


Check your Periodontist San Diego, if you notice any of the following warning sign as their red flag.

  • Pain while eating, talking, or brushing/flossing
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Red, Swollen and Tender Gums
  • Gums pulling away from teeth
  • Continuous Bad Breath
  • Tooth decay
  • Loose Teeth

Gum Disease Treatment

Dentist recommends different types of Gum Disease Treatment in San Diego, depending on the severity of gum disease. In less severe cases, when bacteria or plaque buildup do not deeply damage gums, San Diego Laser Gum Treatment may work well. Lasers are a practical approach used to treat gum disease. It is a less traumatic non-surgical treatment option. With proper home care and patient participation, Laser Gum Treatment San Diego can often significantly improve oral health and alleviate the infection, thus reducing the health risks associated with gum disease.

However, there are some cases when the periodontal disease affects the bones directly, and tooth loss is impending. In such cases, gum surgery is essential because cleaning out of bacteria is only a futile effort. San Diego periodontist uses different types of gum surgery to correct the damage done by severe gum disease. Pocket-Reduction Surgery, Bone graft, Soft-tissue graft, and Crown lengthening and laser gum surgery is used for the treatment of severe gum diseases in San Diego.

Contact us at (619)280-4861 today for healthier gum with Gum Diseases Treatment in San Diego. Take care your gums now to prevent severe health issues!

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