The Century City Aesthetic Dentistry Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

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Hearing that you have periodontal disease, or gum disease, can be upsetting. Here at Century City Aesthetic Dentistry in Los Angeles, California, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help.

Symptoms of Gum Disease
Bleeding gums
Swollen, tender gums
Receding gums
Bad breath that won’t go away
Loose adult teeth
Sensitive teeth

Whether you are just being diagnosed, working to undo problems of the past, or trying to prevent gum disease for the future, Dr. Bill Dorfman has answers.

Steps for Healing or Preventing Gum Disease

Brush at least two times a day – morning and night
Brush with fluoride toothpaste
Floss at least once a day
Visit dentist for regular checkups and cleanings
Use a fluoride rinse before brushing
Avoid between-meal snacking
Avoid tobacco products

Solutions for Correcting Serious Gum Disease

Scaling
Root planing
Antibiotics
Surgery

Dr. Dorfman knows gum disease can sneak up on you. Regular checkups and consistent, thorough oral hygiene is vital for preventing the pain and health issues associated with periodontal disease. Gum disease can be successfully treated, but avoiding it is clearly best.

Dr. Dorfman is equipped with the education and experience to care for the full gamut of Beverly Hills patients’ dental needs including cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign braces, and dental implants.

Bill Dorfman
Century City Aesthetic Dentistry
2080 Century Park E Ste 1601
Los Angeles, California 90067
877-703-7062
http://www.billdorfmandds.com/meet-the-team/dr-dorfman/