Many people are not even aware they have gum disease until it is too late. Certain risk factors like smoking, poor oral hygiene, diabetes, stress, bridges that no longer fit together, certain medications, and hormonal changes increase your risk of gum disease.
While gingivitis can be controlled and treated with good oral hygiene and regular professional cleanings. Periodontal disease may require more extensive treatments to treat it. The good news is, we can help! Dental lasers can be used to treat periodontal disease and other cosmetic issues like a gummy smile.