Restore Gum Health With Non-Surgical Gum Disease Treatment in Black Diamond

Many of us focus on our teeth because they’re the most prominent part of our smile. Yet gums are just as important, if not more so, to good dental health. Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. In addition, research has linked it to serious health conditions like heart disease and diabetes. We’ll return your gums to health with non-surgical gum disease treatment.

Dr. Sipes on Gum Disease Read Transcript

Our treatment will:

  • Prevent the bone deterioration that can lead to lost teeth
  • Help you avoid unattractive and unhealthy receding gums
  • Get your gums looking and feeling good again
  • Eliminate unpleasant symptoms like bleeding gums and bad breath
  • Potentially lower your risk of developing health conditions linked to gum disease

Dr. Yancy Sipes checks for signs of gum disease during every dental exam. However, if you think you might have gum disease, don’t wait for your next exam! Call us ASAP at 360-284-7647.

A Laser Keeps Gum Disease Treatment Quick & Comfortable

As with any procedure in our Black Diamond dentist office, we use the latest technology. For gum disease treatment, that’s a laser. We use a laser to remove plaque, tartar, and bacteria from teeth, gums, and tooth roots. This deep cleaning treatment, called scaling and root planing, eliminates the bacteria that caused the disease and makes it easier for gums to reattach to teeth.

Our laser dentistry makes the treatment:

  • More Targeted – The laser allows us to focus on diseased tissue without affecting healthy tissue.
  • More Comfortable – With a laser, the process is much quicker and involves less scraping.
  • Less Invasive – No cutting or sutures are needed with a laser. This means you’ll heal more quickly and easily.

Don’t Ignore Gum Disease Symptoms

Gums that bleed, when you’re brushing or at other times, are a gum disease symptom. See us right away if you notice blood when brushing. Other symptoms include:

  • Gums that appear red instead of pink
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Tender or swollen gums
  • Pain when chewing
  • Teeth that feel loose

To find out if non-surgical gum disease treatment could improve your smile, schedule an appointment by calling 360-284-7647.

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