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Gum Disease Treatment in Ephrata

According to recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50% of US adults over the age of 30 suffer from some form of gum disease. The majority of these patients are likely only suffering from the mild form, known as gingivitis, which often goes undiagnosed due to the subtle warning signs. Maintaining healthy gums is essential to overall oral health because the gum tissue provides support for teeth, shapes the face, and protects patients from a number oral health concerns including dental drift and tooth loss. Additionally, early research indicates that patients with gum disease are at increased risk for a number of whole body health concerns including diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. If you’re one of the countless US adults suffering from gum disease, contact Ephrata Family Dentistry to schedule an appointment today. We’re proud to offer a number of treatment options to help patients repair their damaged smiles and maintain the optimal level of oral health going forward.

According to recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50% of US adults over the age of 30 suffer from some form of gum disease.

Available Periodontal Therapies

Every patient who suffers from periodontal disease will receive a completely custom treatment plan catered to their unique needs. In most cases, patients with gingivitis can achieve the desired result with more frequent professional teeth cleanings. However, when gum disease is unresponsive to these cleanings or develops into the more advanced periodontitis, we may recommend any combination of the following treatments: