Periodontal Dentistry – South Hill

Gum Disease Dentist Serving South Hill Patients

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Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is very common. Some factors that increase the risk of developing this disease include:

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Crooked teeth
  • Smoking
  • Genetics
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Certain medications

If you have been diagnosed with periodontal disease, you can rest easy knowing that Brent Nash DDS has the experience to successfully treat patients. We offer quality gum disease treatment services to South Hill, WA patients.

Our staff works hard to schedule your appointment appropriately so that your waiting time is kept to a minimum. With us, you can expect thorough and compassionate treatment. What's more? We keep our rates as reasonable as possible. We also work with most major dental insurance plans.

What are Gum Disease Treatments for South Hill Residents?

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There are various gum disease treatment options available for South Hill patients to stop or reverse the disease. In the early stages, the treatment can involve non-surgical procedures. However, in the later stages, surgical procedures may be required.

The gum disease treatment plans may include:

  • Medications
  • Scaling and root planing
  • Periodontal maintenance
  • Pocket depth reduction procedures
  • Regeneration
  • Soft tissue grafts

We can determine the right gum disease treatment for South Hill patients. Our dentist has the knowledge and experience necessary to treat every level of periodontal disease in South Hill patients. Our goal is to deliver the best dental experience to our patients.

Watch for the Signs of Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease can affect patients of all ages. Here are some warning signs that can indicate periodontal disease:

  • Bleeding gums
  • Red, swollen, tender gums
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Loose or separating teeth
  • Pus between your teeth
  • Changes in the way partial dentures fit

If you are noticing any of these symptoms, come to us for a checkup. The sooner you seek treatment, the better. If left unchecked, this disease can eventually result in tooth loss.

It is also possible to have periodontal disease without any warning signs. That is why it is important to seek regular dental checkups. Gum disease treatment methods for South Hill patients depend upon the progression of the condition and can be anything from dental cleaning to surgery. If surgery is required, rest assured that we will make the entire process as easy and painless for our patients as possible.

For more information on our periodontal disease treatment for South Hill patients, please feel free to call Brent Nash DDS at (253) 299-9211 today.