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How to Treat Your Gingivitis

Posted on 6/21/2021 by Hilton Israelson, DDS
How to Treat Your GingivitisIf you are suffering from gum inflammation, tenderness, or swollen gums, especially when you brush, you may be suffering from a condition called gingivitis. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease caused by plaque or tartar that builds up around your gumline. If left untreated, gingivitis can develop into a more serious condition. Therefore, it is very important to take the necessary steps to stop the spread of this condition to other areas.

See Us Immediately

If you are experiencing symptoms of gingivitis, it is very important that you visit our offices right away. Our dentists will give you a thorough dental cleaning that removes any plaque underneath your gum line or on the surface of your teeth. In case the plaque has calcified, we will apply a more advanced technique known as root planning and scaling. Our dentists will do more than just cleaning your teeth. They will do a thorough examination of your mouth to see if there are any other underlying conditions apart from gingivitis. In case any conditions are found, they will make recommendations on the best way to clean and take care of your gums until the condition is treated.

Are There Other Options?

As much as professional dentists can effectively handle gingivitis, you can use turmeric and sage to control its effects. This is because these products have beneficial properties for your gums. Regardless, the best way to ensure that gingivitis is treated is by visiting our offices and having our dentists work on it. If you notice any swelling, tenderness, or bleeding in your gums, you need to see us right away. Early detection of gingivitis symptoms will go a long way in treating the condition. On the contrary, ignoring gingivitis can lead to severe dental consequences. Visit our offices for more information on treating gingivitis.

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Richardson, TX 75080


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