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Your oral health is a critical indicator of your overall health. This connection is particularly evident when it comes to gum disease, a common but often overlooked condition. Gum disease, or periodontal disease, can lead to a host of complications that extend beyond your mouth. Research has shown links between gum disease and increased risks for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Recognizing the signs of gum disease and seeking prompt treatment in Atlanta is crucial for maintaining both your oral and general health.

Why Early Gum Disease Treatment is Vital

By addressing gum disease in its early stages, you can avoid many serious health issues. Seeking treatment at 19th Street Dental in Atlanta provides numerous benefits, including:

  • Preventing Tooth Loss: Advanced gum disease can lead to tooth loss. Early treatment can save your natural teeth.
  • Improving Overall Health: Treating gum disease contributes to better overall health, reducing risks associated with systemic diseases.
  • Boosting Confidence: A healthy smile boosts confidence, improving your social interactions and self-esteem.
  • Cost-Effective Care: Early treatment is more affordable, preventing the need for more extensive, costly procedures later.
  • Comfortable Oral Hygiene: Healthy gums mean you can brush and floss without discomfort or bleeding.

Early Detection and Treatment in Midtown Atlanta

The challenge with gum disease is that it’s often difficult to detect in its early stages. That’s why regular checkups at our Midtown Atlanta location are essential. Our experienced dental team is trained to identify the early signs of gum disease and will develop a personalized treatment plan to address your specific needs.

Treatment Options for Gum Disease

Depending on the severity of your condition, we offer various treatment options:

  • Thorough Dental Cleaning: For early stages of gum disease, regular dental cleanings might suffice. Coupled with an effective at-home care routine, this can prevent the recurrence of the disease.
  • Deep Cleaning: More advanced cases require deep cleaning (scaling and root planing), targeting plaque and tartar buildup below the gumline. This procedure may require multiple visits, during which we’ll ensure your comfort with anesthesia and optional laughing gas sedation.

Following treatment, we emphasize the importance of your role in maintaining oral health. We’ll guide you through effective oral hygiene practices and recommend products that facilitate thorough cleaning at home.

Recognizing Symptoms of Gum Disease

Be vigilant for symptoms like bleeding during brushing or flossing, red or swollen gums, gum sensitivity, or persistent bad breath. These are signs of gum infection and should prompt a visit to our clinic for gum disease treatment.

Causes and Relief of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is caused by a buildup of bacteria in the form of plaque on the teeth and gums. Contributing factors can include poor oral hygiene, smoking, certain medications, genetics, and underlying health conditions. To relieve and treat periodontal disease, it’s essential to remove these bacterial deposits and maintain a consistent, effective oral hygiene routine.

Commitment to Patient Education and Prevention

At 19th Street Dental, we believe in the power of education and prevention. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and tools necessary to prevent gum disease and maintain optimal oral health. We understand that each patient’s needs are unique, and we’re committed to offering personalized care tailored to your individual situation.

Schedule Your Appointment for Gum Health

Don’t wait until gum disease affects your health and quality of life. If you are in Atlanta or the surrounding Midtown area, contact 19th Street Dental for a comprehensive evaluation and effective treatment plan. Call us at 678-990-3143 for an appointment and take the first step towards a healthier, happier smile.

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Love this place. Wonderful friendly staff, and exceptional dental work. The place is super modern with all the latest dental tech. Just had a crown put in - perfect fit, within an hour I didn’t notice or think about it again. Fit was perfect. I’ve been a patient for five years.
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Patti is the absolute best! My whole family has been coming here for years and we all love Patti, along with Dr. Patel, Dr. Park and Todd and everyone there. They have always taken great care of us and I would highly recommend this office to anyone that asks.
Lee C.
Excellent dental experience. They got me in next day, dentist (Dr. Park) and tech were super professional and gentle, they explained everything and the dentist even called me directly later that day to check on me! Highly recommend!
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232 19th Street, Suite 7200
Atlanta, GA 30363

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Tues & Thur: 7am - 3pm
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