Periodontics is a subcategory of dentistry that focuses on the structures that support your teeth including the gums and mouth bones. At Ellenton Family Dental, we understand how serious gum disease is, and we are proud to offer a range of periodontal services to cater to our patients’ needs.
Are red, swollen or tender gums causing you pain and discomfort? Do you notice some bleeding when you brush or floss? These may be symptoms of inflammation in your gum tissue. We carefully evaluate and address your issues and concerns by diagnosing, treating and preventing gum problems. Also known as periodontal disease, gum problems begin when bacteria in your mouth grow and cause an inflammation of the gum line, eventually affecting the health of teeth and bones as well. Periodontal treatments can stop or slow the progression of periodontal disease and help ease the associated discomfort.
Depending on the stage of your periodontal problems, we offer the following treatments: