Gum Disease in San Antonio, TX

Restore your dental health with gum disease treatment from Dominion Ridge Dentistry.
Gum disease is one of the most common reasons for tooth loss in adults. Gum irritation may be minor at first, but it only gets worse without treatment. The later stages of gum disease can cause permanent tooth loss and damage.

Early intervention is the best way to prevent and reverse gum disease. For all of your oral healthcare needs, count on Dominion Ridge Dentistry in San Antonio. Our experienced dental team will help keep your dental health on track.

Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious condition that can lead to tooth loss if not treated. Learn the signs and symptoms to watch for.

Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is also called a periodontal disease because it affects the gums (periodontium) and bone that support your teeth. The most common symptom of gum disease is bleeding gums. Bleeding while brushing or flossing, or gingivitis, is the first stage of gum disease, If left untreated, gingivitis will progress into periodontitis – an advanced form of chronic inflammation. Periodontitis damages the connective tissue and bones around your teeth. Advanced periodontitis can cause tooth mobility or even loss over time if not treated properly!

Gum Disease Prevention and Treatment in San Antonio

The major cause of gum disease is plaque, the icky layer of bacteria excrement that constantly builds up on your teeth. It contains chemical compounds that destroy your gums and teeth. With regular cleanings with Dominion Ridge Dentistry, our hygienists remove plaque and help prevent gum disease.

Even the damaging effects of gum disease are also amazingly simple to fix if treated early by Dr. Louis R. Garcia. Gum disease is deceptively painless in the early stages, so it’s nearly impossible to self-diagnose. The best way to assess and treat gum disease is by visiting a professional dentist.

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