Despite taking great care of your teeth, you could develop an assortment of gum problems that require treatment. There are several types of periodontal disease that can lead to gum problems, but it is also possible to cause the gums trauma. Fortunately, family dentists and dental specialists offer treatments for gum disease. If you have mild gum disease, then treatment with additional cleaning is necessary to remove the bacteria from the base of the teeth and the pockets around the gums. Here at Hillfield Pediatric & Family Dentistry, we are proud to keep our patients informed about gum treatment and the best ways to care for their oral health.
Use these Methods to Keep Your Gums Healthy
You must use special techniques to protect your mouth from additional disease. Dentists recommend these techniques to prevent additional gum problems:
- Regular flossing
- Brushing with special toothpaste
- Using an oral irrigator
- Using an electric toothbrush
- Massaging the gums to increase blood flow
- Stop smoking cigarettes
- Consume a nutritious diet
- Keeping your body hydrated
Reach Out to Us for More Information on Gum Treatment
Visiting your dentist at least twice a year for routine checkups and cleanings is one of the best ways to keep your gum tissue healthy. For more information about gum treatment options, we warmly invite you to get in touch with us and set up an appointment with Hillfield Pediatric & Family Dentistry! At our convenient location in Layton, UT, our friendly and dedicated professionals will be more than happy to address any questions and concerns you may have, explain your options to you in full, and help you achieve a bright and healthy smile. Contact us today to schedule your consultation – we look forward to hearing from you!