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What Are the Signs of Gum Disease? Atlanta, GA
Dental Treatments Atlanta GA

Gum (periodontal) disease is a condition that can be very serious.  It can not only wreak havoc on your teeth, but the infection can enter your bloodstream and even affect your heart health.

Once you begin to show symptoms of gum disease and they go ignored, the condition will worsen. So, knowing how to spot the signs that you have a problem developing will help you put a stop to the issue before it gets out of hand.

Signs of Gum Disease

  • You’ll have persistent bad breath.
  • Your gums bleed when you brush or floss.
  • The gum tissue is red, swollen, and feel tender.
  • There are loose teeth.
  • Your teeth have shifted over time.
  • There is a lot of tartar buildup on your teeth.

What to Do If You Recognize These Signs

Once your gum disease is diagnosed, it’s important to get it treated as soon as possible. There are different stages of this condition, as well as several ways to treat it. You may be looking at a simple cleaning and maintenance protocol, or a more extensive treatment that requires gum surgery performed by a specialist. Some people with advanced periodontal disease will even lose their teeth and have to get dentures.

Gum Disease Treatments in Atlanta

If you suspect that you may have gum disease, then you should call our Atlanta dentist today. We’ll get you in right away and perform a gum disease screening. Once we know the extent of your condition, we can construct a custom treatment plan to get your condition under control.

Don’t wait any longer, give us a call today to save your smile.

Posted on behalf of Aesthetic & Implant Dentistry of Atlanta

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Atlanta, GA 30339

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I was recommended this practice from another dentist who told me this is where she would send her own family. I can definitely see why. This is a state of the art practice that is clean, modern, and well lit. The staff did a superb job.

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Dr. Levine was great, and Dr. Zelby stopped by and answered some questions I had about sheering forces on enamel. They were both very friendly, and the hygenist (whose name I forget, unfortunately) gave one of the most thorough cleanings I've ever had. The office was clean, the devices all seem shiny and well maintained, and overall it was a great experience

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After going to another dentist, doctor Zelby was able to fix my front two teeth so that the front two teeth were back to the same length and color. I'm so thankful he was able to make them look normal again. Dr. Zelby and his staff are so pleasant to be around as well. I highly recommend this office if you have a major problem with your teeth that need to be fixed. He can get it done and he will make sure you are happy.

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I had been going to the same dentist for many years and switched to Aesthetic and Implant recently. My experience with Dr Levine was incredible. I cannot be happier with the decision I made. The cleaning and other services I received were well above and beyond any other I have ever had. Highly recommend this practice to everyone!

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