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Gum Disease Treatment – High Point, NC

Keep Your
Whole Smile Safe

Woman sharing healthy smile after gum disease treatment

Almost half of the adults in the United States have gum disease, a condition that can eventually lead to tooth loss. When left untreated, it also tends to affect the rest of the body, allowing harmful bacteria to enter the bloodstream and contribute to various health problems. Dr. Bhadani can offer a solution for gum disease, keeping the infection under control and allowing you to save your smile for the future. Call us today to set up your first appointment for gum disease treatment in High Point, NC.

Why Choose Gentle Care Family Dental for Gum Disease Treatment?

  • An Experienced
    Dentist
    That
    Cares
  • Friday & Saturday
    Dental
    Appointments
    Available
  • Thorough
    Deep
    Cleaning
    Treatments

Scaling & Root Planing

Closeup of patient receiving scaling and root planing treatment

Gum disease occurs when plaque and tartar have a chance to accumulate around the gums as well as on the tooth roots. In order to treat the disease, we need to remove these substances, and that requires a special cleaning approach known as scaling and root planing. Scaling is the actual removal of plaque and tartar while root planing helps prevent future buildups by smoothing out the rough surfaces where bacteria tend to gather.

Antibiotic Therapy

Closeup of smile with inflamed gums in need of periodontal therapy

Getting rid of all of the bacteria in your mouth is a very tricky process; even after scaling and root planing, there will probably be some bacteria hiding in the deepest parts of the gum tissue where they can’t be easily reached. Thus, in addition to periodontal cleanings, we can also prescribe antibiotics, which have been shown to help dramatically speed up the recovery rate by eliminating any leftover bacteria.