Does your mouth bleed easily while brushing your teeth? If you are concerned about the health of your gums, visit Silver Leaf Dentistry for gum disease treatment from trusted Longmont, CO dentist Dr. Kory Wallin.
And don’t forget to see Dr. Wallin for your regular dental cleanings and exams to help prevent gum disease in the first place!
Gentle Gum Disease Treatment At Silver Leaf Dentistry
At Silver Leaf Dentistry, top-rated Longmont, CO dentist Dr. Wallin performs gum disease treatment with a mixture of tried-and-true methods and modern, state-of-the-art instruments. The process is mostly divided into two related steps: scaling and root planing.
Dr. Wallin and the Silver Leaf Dentistry team will use the gentle vibrations of our ultrasonic scaler to remove plaque from your tooth surface and below your gum line. Then, we will perform a detailed cleaning of your tooth roots to remove bacteria from between your teeth and gums, reducing inflammation in your gums.
If you are nervous when you arrive, we have several ways to help relieve your dental anxiety. We will also numb you if necessary for optimum comfort.
Potential Signs Of Gum Disease
To know for sure if you have gum disease, you should visit our office to get a professional diagnosis. That said, you may have gum disease if your gums:
- Bleed easily while brushing and flossing
- Are swollen, tender, or red
- Have pulled away from your teeth
But your gums aren’t the only place to look. Other potential symptoms of gum disease include:
- Loose teeth
- Chronic bad breath or bad taste in your mouth
- Teeth that are highly sensitive to hot or cold temperatures
Keep your whole mouth healthy and contact Longmont, CO dentist at Silver Leaf Dentistry for gentle gum disease treatment. You can call us at 720-504-2539 or use our online form to schedule or ask us any questions you might have.