Gum disease, if left untreated, can do a lot of harm to your mouth. Our Ocean State Oral Surgery Center, L.L.C. team wants you to have the best possible treatment for gum disease in North Providence, Rhode Island, which why we often recommend one or more of the following treatments:
– Oral hygiene: Gum disease develops when a buildup of plaque leads to infection beneath the gums. Thoroughly cleaning your teeth at least twice a day can reverse the effects of early gum disease. Regular professional dental cleanings are very beneficial because Dr. Aaron Ercole can diagnose signs of gum disease during the checkup.
– Antibiotic treatment: Because gum disease is a bacterial infection, antibiotics can fight the spread of bacteria to other areas of your mouth.
– Laser surgery: Sometimes, advanced gum disease (also known as periodontitis) can render soft tissue irreparable When this happens, Dr. Aaron Ercole may need to use a dental laser to kill bacteria, remove infected tissue, and restore your gums to a healthy condition. Laser surgery is typically more comfortable than more traditional periodontal treatments.
For more information about our laser surgery treatment or gum disease in general, feel free to call our office at 401-353-1515 and schedule a consultation. For the sake of your dental health, we ask that you pursue treatment options as soon as you experience symptoms of gum disease.