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GUM DISEASE

 

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Why Gum Disease?

Gum disease occurs in 80% of the population to some degree and it is silent and not painful so people are not aware of it until it is too late. Gum disease has been shown to have an association with heart disease, diabetes and pancreatic cancer. The mouth is the first place to start to detect poor health overall and some of the symptoms of Gum disease are

Some symptoms of gum disease

1. Bleeding gums when you brush your teeth
2. Loose Teeth
3. Bad Breath
4. Tartar build up
5. Sometimes no symptom will exist

 

What is Gum Disease?

Gum Disease is the slow loss of bone which is present below the gum and is responsible for supporting your teeth, When you loose a lot of bone then your teeth become loose and will need to either have treatment or they have to be extracted. Gum disease is classified at 5 different levels and you will be advised by your dentist or hygienist at which level you are at. It is very important for you to question your dentist on the state of your gums (gingiva) as early intervention will prevent you form major problems when you are older

 

 

How to stop gum disease

We work with you to make sure your gum disease does not get any worse. You can never regain the bone lost but you can certainly stabilise and maintain what you have. We have trained hygienists and dentists actively involved in the management of gum disease conditions..The first step is to contact us for an obligation fee chat. We'll run through your gum disease requirements with you. From there

  • Arrange an appointment with either the hygienist or the dentist.
  • Assess your gum condition.
  • Give you an estimate of costs before treatment commences
  • Refer you to specialist if required
  • Provide you with the educational and home tools that you will need to ensure that you maintain your gum health
  • Put you onto a preventive schedule of maintenance to ensure that your gum condition remains under control long term.

Why Us? / What you can expect

When you're looking for Gum stabilization and management, we've got the dentists and hygienists who work with other specialists in the industry to provide you with the best management systems for your particular condition to deliver you a long term stable outcome

 

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If you're interested in fixing your gum disease, we'd love to hear from you. For an obligation free chat, simply give us a call on 801-6228 ( Wgtn) / 570-0520 ( Lower Hutt) or fill out the form below and we'll be in touch fast.