What does gum treatment involve?

Healthy gums are essential for your general oral health. The gums are vulnerable to several types of infection – periodontitis and gingivitis are the most common.
 
Gingivitis is characterised by red, inflamed gums that bleed on brushing, while periodontitis causes destruction of the alveolar bone that supports the teeth. Both are caused by accumulations of bacteria that form dental plaque.
 
Some of the treatments we offer include crown lengthening, gingivectomy, scaling and gum pocket disinfection. Our team will carefully check your gums before recommending preventive care, and specific treatment if necessary.
 
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