Every year, gum disease destroys perfectly healthy teeth. Also known as periodontal disease, this attack on the gums by oral bacteria is extremely preventable. In addition to personal oral hygiene, patients need to regularly visit their Sacramento dentist, Dr. Brian Steele, and his associates for convenient and comfortable dental care to avoid gum disease.
If the gums have started to recede because of periodontitis, the following are potential consequences:
Gum disease should be cured immediately with the latest techniques in cleaning and medication. Read this section for more information on how the Sacramento Dentistry Group treats periodontal problems.