Gum disease can have negative effect on life. Data suggests, an alarming number of approximately 75% population in US has gum disease or gingivitis, the precursor to gum disease. Although, no cure for gum disease exists, there are ways to manage gum disease to prevent its further progression.

Gum disease is indicated by bleeding of gums when brushing, sensitivity of gums and bad breath. Gum disease can be caused by various reasons besides neglect of oral hygiene such as metabolic and Hormone changes in the body that disturbs the organic balance, insufficient saliva and some medical conditions such as kidney disease. When left untreated, gum disease can lead to tooth loss by affecting the bone that supports and surrounds the teeth. Gum disease has been linked to a variety of diseases, such as stroke and heart attack. Early detection at the stage of gingivitis is critical to prevent the progression of the disease. Early treatment is highly advisable to prevent complications from the progression of the disease. If one has gum disease, detection and its treatment is strongly advised to stop the disease from further progression and bring your mouth back to health with beautiful smiles.

Dr. Azam believes in educating people about the prevention and treatment of gum disease. Please feel free to contact us anytime to schedule a consultation. We at White Sand dental Studio are here to serve you for your regular teeth cleaning, Deep cleaning (scaling Root planning) and maintenance cleanings to keep your teeth and gums in a healthy state. Please call and schedule your appointment today. 








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