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Gum Disease Treatments - Florence, SC

Protect the Long-Term Health of Your Gums

Keep Gum Disease from Hurting Your Body

The health of your mouth is directly related to the health of your whole body. If your mouth is suffering from gum disease, the inflammation and infection of your gums due to bacteria can cause serious damage to your oral health and spread throughout your body, too. Left untreated, gum disease that harms the health of your gums, tissues, and bone can aggravate other diseases like diabetes and has been linked to pregnancy complications, heart disease, and even stroke. Not only the primary cause of tooth loss in adults, gum disease can be dangerous to your overall health as well. Protect the long-term health of your gums by scheduling your first appointment at our Florence, SC office today, especially if you’re experiencing symptoms! We’ll help you manage your gum disease in Florence, SC and ensure your gums, teeth, and bone remain healthy with our specialized treatment.

Gum Disease Signs to Watch for

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Protect the Foundations of Your Teeth

Gum disease attacks both your gum tissue and the bone around your teeth. You need both these tissues to keep your teeth healthy and stable so you can eat, speak, and feel confident in your smile. Our dentists at Bela Family Dentistry offers comfortable non-surgical treatment for gum disease in Florence, SC, including comprehensive deep cleanings, antibiotics, and scaling and root planing. If your gum disease has already progressed to advanced stages, we’ll provide surgical treatment to restore healthy gum tissue and bone. We personalize your gum disease treatment to ensure optimal results.

Customized Periodontal Treatments

Scaling and Root Planing
Scaling and root planing is the first step in treating gum disease and is a non-surgical treatment. We’ll first remove the calculus from the tooth surfaces using an ultra-sonic dental scaler, then smooth them with root planing to prevent plaque from collecting in the future.
Osseous Surgery
We’ll remove infected gum tissue, then clear away calculus from the teeth. Next, we’ll clean the periodontal pockets and reshape the damaged bone. This creates a healthy environment for healing.
Periodontal Maintenance
We’ll provide a deep cleaning of your gums, teeth, and periodontal pockets every 3-4 months. This ensures that gum disease does not return in the future.

Keep your mouth and body healthy.

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