COMBAT GUM DISEASE TODAY
Regular Check-Ups Can Prevent Gum Disease
Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a common problem many Americans face, and our team at East Erie Dental – SE Chicago Dentistry can help you prevent it. Gum disease develops from a buildup of plaque around a tooth. Plaque can harden and become tartar, and if left untreated can lead to bacteria being trapped under the gums. Without a dentist’s intervention, gum disease can eventually cause tooth loss. There are multiple symptoms of gum disease including bad breath, sensitive teeth, red or swollen gums, loose teeth, and pain while chewing.
The following are some steps can help you prevent gum disease:
- Floss daily
- Brush your teeth twice a day
- Rinse with antiseptic mouthwash
- Routinely visit a dentist
- Receive professional cleanings at least twice a year
To prevent or treat the problems gum disease, choose our trusted team of dentists at East Erie Dental – SE Chicago Dentistry to provide the routine cleanings you need.
For a free evaluation, contact us today at (312) 508-5348.