Federal Way, Washington
Periodontal Dental Care
Periodontitis, known more commonly as gum disease, is a preventable but frequent problem. It's typically the result of poor or inadequate oral hygiene, and it comes with a range of health problems, including an increased risk of heart and lung disease.
We offer periodontitis treatment and preventative care in Federal Way, WA, for patients of all ages. Through early intervention and oral hygiene education, we take the greatest care of our patients by teaching them the best way to care for their dental health.
What Are My Options for Periodontal Dental Care?
One of our dentists will meet with you to discuss your dental history and health and address any questions or concerns you have. Then, your dentist will offer a thorough examination and design a personalized treatment plan.
Periodontal dental care helps tackle issues like redness and swelling, tooth decay, gum recession, and jawbone damage. The first step to your treatment at Avalon Family Dentistry is assessing the severity of your condition. Then, your dentist will discuss additional procedures.
The first step toward a healthier smile is deep cleaning. This removes plaque buildup between the teeth and gums that spreads bacteria and causes inflammation and decay. From there, cavities can be filled, sealants can be applied and additional steps may be taken to prevent further deterioration.
How Does Good Oral Hygiene Affect Gingivitis Treatment?
One of the best gingivitis treatment options is having good oral hygiene. Brushing, flossing, and rinsing with a fluoride mouthwash can help prevent plaque buildup and remove harmful bacteria from the mouth. Maintaining good dental health requires diligence, and our entire staff is available to answer questions, offer product recommendations, and guide every patient toward their brightest, healthiest smile.
Who Should Get Surgical Periodontitis Treatment?
In some cases, diseased or unhealthy tissue may need to be removed. Teeth that have become rotten beyond restoration should be extracted to avoid having further bacteria spread throughout the mouth. The extent of surgical procedures varies per patient, and what cannot be done in the office will be referred to a local periodontist, a dentist who specializes in treating and managing severe cases of gum disease.
Where Can I Find Periodontal Dental Care Near Me?
We believe everyone deserves a dentist who listens to and cares for their patients. In addition to helping patients with immediate problems, our doctors also help them build lifelong oral hygiene habits that can help prevent gum disease and other conditions.
If you are looking for gum disease treatment, contact Avalon Family Dentistry at (253) 941-6365 to make an appointment today.
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