Cure Periodontal Disease with a Periodontist in Friendswood
Dr. David C Montz & Associates perform comfortable periodontal treatments to relieve all patients who are suffering from gum disease. Mild forms of periodontal disease may not be evident to anyone but your periodontist, so it is important to see us for regular exams before gum disease leads to discomfort and tooth loss.
When you are aware of your oral health, you can protect yourself against the severe consequences of periodontal disease. Our experienced periodontist will help you create a foundation of strong dental health so that you can enjoy a fully functional smile for the rest of your life. At our Pearland and Friendswood offices, our periodontist provides:
- Exams and diagnostic services
- Thorough gum examination
- In-office gum therapy, including deep cleanings
- Compassionate follow-up care
- Patient education
- Saliva DNA bacterial testing
- A phase contrast microscope to identify your specific needs
Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on the teeth and gum line. Plaque is a hard bacteria that emits acids that irritate the gums, causing infection and inflammation. Symptoms of gum disease include:
- Bleeding and swollen gums
- Discolored gum tissues
- Loose teeth or tooth loss
- Pus around the teeth
Half of the patients who are suffering from periodontal disease have no idea that they need treatment. The best way to protect your gums is by seeing your periodontist for an examination with our state-of-the-art technology.
Is Gum Disease Dangerous to My Health?
Gum disease, or periodontal disease, threatens your whole body health. Over time, gum disease can destroy the gum and bone tissues, leading to tooth loss and facial collapse. Periodontal disease has also been linked to serious illnesses including heart attacks, strokes, arthritis, diabetes, and pancreatic cancer.
Patients have great success treating the early stages gum disease, before their symptoms become severe. Our periodontist has all of the training and technology you need for an accurate diagnosis and painless treatment process.
We will help you overcome gum disease and restore your oral health — just give us a call today! We work with patients from all over the Friendswood – Pearland area, including League City!