If your gums bleed when brushing then there is a strong chance you have the beginning of gum disease.
Regular hygiene visits can help catch periodontal disease early and if the condition persists then we may recommend treatment. Periodontal disease left untreated, can lead to eventual bone and tooth loss.
Plaque is the root cause of most dental diseases. Periodontal Disease or gum disease in its early stage is called Gingivitis and at the advanced stage is called Periodontitis. New evidence shows that other factors contribute to Periodontal Disease such as genetics, age, and systemic disease.
We will identify the state of your gum disease and make treatment recommendations which may include a referral to a Periodontist.