Non-surgical gum treatment may be needed if the periodontium, the foundation of teeth structure gums, ligaments and bone is unhealthy. Signs of an unhealthy periodontium and gum disease are: gums that are red and bleed easily, gums that are receding or pulling away from the teeth, consistently bad breath and loose or shifting teeth.
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With proper treatment the conditions that enable the periodontium to heal may be reestablished. The gum treatment may include a root planing deep cleaning, local anesthetic and antibiotics. Untreated gum disease may lead to more extensive surgeries or tooth extraction.
Non-surgical procedures typically involve the removal of plaque and tartar from the teeth surface (scaling) and a deep cleaning below the gum line (root planing). Modern scaling uses a combination of hand and advanced electric scaling tools to increase cleaning effectiveness and efficiency.
San Antonio: Alamo Ranch
10919 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, TX 78253
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1130 E. Sonterra Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78258
800 N. Bryant St
Pleasanton, TX 78064