Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease)

Are your gums bleeding or painful to the touch? If so, you may require treatment for gum disease. Early diagnosis and treatment are important in preventing tooth loss from periodontal disease.

Minneapolis Periodontal Disease Gum Disease


Preserve your smile

Periodontal disease is the number one cause for tooth loss. Good oral hygiene at home and periodontal cleanings in our Minneapolis dentist office will help maintain dental health and keep periodontal disease under control.


Spotting Gum Disease

Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone around the teeth. Unremoved sticky film, food debris, and bacteria known as plaque that is not removed, turns into tartar. Plaque and tarter that are not removed, begin to destroy the gums and bone. Red, swollen,and bleeding gums characterize periodontal disease.

Research suggests that there might be a link between gum disease and other diseases including: diabetes, stroke, bacterial pneumonia, and cardiovascular disease. The treatment for periodontal disease will depend upon the severity and type of the disease. This will be determined by your dentist and hygienist.

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