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What is Periodontal (Gum) Disease Anyway? in Laurens | gum disease treatment, periodontal disease, treatment for gum disease, gingivitis | gum disease, receding gums, tooth loss, bleeding gums, sore gums, sensitive gums



What is Periodontal (Gum) Disease Anyway?


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Periodontal (gum) disease is a serious infection of your gums and jaw bone that causes tooth loss and a much higher risk of early heart attacks, strokes, diabetes and certain kinds of cancers. First, failure to brush and floss your teeth allows tartar to accumulate, which gives  bacteria a place to hide out from your toothbrush. These aggressive bacteria then attack your gums causing pain, redness, and bleeding. This early stage of gum disease is called gingivitis.


Left untreated, gingivitis becomes a full-blown gum infection, which destroys the gums and bone surrounding your teeth. Except for bad breath and bleeding gums, the infection advances silently, often without pain, and before you know it, you are losing your teeth and you don't know why. Our offices believes that your gums are the foundation for a smile that's built to last. You wouldn't build a million-dollar home on a weak, sandy foundation right?

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Confident Smiles of Laurens provides Whitening, Veneers, TMJ Treatment, Sleep Apnea Treatment, Emergency Dentistry, White Fillings, Dentures and much more to the following locations: Clinton, SC, Greenwood, SC, Simpsonville, SC. Clinton, SC and surrounding areas.