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Platinum Dental Care Provo understands that every patient is different and works with each of them to help them maintain healthy gums. Gingivitis is a gum disease that can cause lots of pain, swelling, and bleeding of the gums. It is caused by poor dental hygiene habits and can be very painful. Our team is dedicated to helping every patient avoid the harmful symptoms of gingivitis.
Gum diseases like gingivitis can be prevented by regularly brushing and flossing your teeth. Most of the time this will keep plaque from building up and causing infection. Give us a call with any questions!
How Is Gingivitis Treated?
Gingivitis or gum disease is often caused by plaque that builds up due to a lack of good dental hygiene. The good news is that with a professional teeth cleaning at our dentist’s office and commitment to a diligent dental cleaning regiment, gum diseases like gingivitis will typically go away and are less likely to occur again.
Common Symptoms of
- Redness on the gums
- Tender gums
- Swollen gums
- Bleeding gums while brushing or flossing
- Bad breath
If you notice any of these symptoms occurring regularly, don’t hesitate to call for an appointment. The sooner we can create a treatment plan the better.