Advanced Gum Disease Treatment
Advanced Gum Disease Treatment: Periodontitis, also called gum disease, is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and, without treatment, can destroy the bone that supports your teeth. This can cause teeth to loosen or lead to tooth loss.
Advanced Periodontal Treatment
Dental At Forest Hill provides a full range of periodontal procedures to treat all forms of gum disease. Many people in the Forest Hill area and neighbouring suburbs have some form of gum disease. It can vary from a simple, temporary inflammation of the gums to rotting of the gums and bones supporting the teeth. The absence of treatment or inadequate treatment can lead to tooth loss and pain. Luckily, there are a variety of treatment options available to help people with gum disease regain their oral health.
Types Of Gum Diseases
The most common type of gum disease is the inflammation of the gums is known as gingivitis. A common sign of gingivitis is swollen, red gums that bleed easily.
Gingivitis does not include any bone or tissue loss. Good oral hygiene can treat and reverse gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease. Gingivitis can lead to periodontitis if left untreated which is a more serious and advanced form of gum disease. Moreover, this condition is characterized by inflammation of the tissues around the teeth, pocket formation (the gums pull away from the teeth and form spaces), and bone and connective tissue breakdown. Leaving periodontitis untreated or treating it inadequately can lead to tooth loss.
Symptoms: Gingivitis and periodontitis are both characterized by persistent halitosis, red or swollen gums, tender or bleeding gums, painful chewing, loose or sensitive teeth, and receding gums. If you experience these symptoms, please contact our surgery.
Treatment Options: There are many different treatment options available for advanced gum disease, and the best option for you will depend on the severity of your condition. In some cases, basic treatments such as good oral hygiene and a special mouthwash may be enough to control the gum disease. However, in other cases, more aggressive treatments such as antibiotics or surgery may be necessary.
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Payment Options / Plans
Payment plans are essentially loans, which can support you in managing the high cost of dental treatment. Rather than paying for your dental work in an upfront lumpsum, a payment plan allows you to pay in instalments over a period of time. We have onboard, payment plan service providers who will make your payment plan’s instalments even more affordable.
There are several payment options available at our surgery including Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS, Credit Card, HICAPS, AMEX and Direct Deposit.