Periodontal or gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a leading cause of tooth loss in Canadian adults. Good oral hygiene and regular dental examinations and cleanings are essential in prevention and early detection of gum disease – which sometimes develops without any warning signs.
The inflammation and infection of gums, ligaments, bone, and other tissues surrounding the teeth. Gingivitis (gum disease) and periodontitis (gum and bone disease) are the two main forms of periodontal disease.
Our team of hygienists can provide you with the care and education to treat and prevent periodontal disease.