Gum Disease Treatment & Prevention

  • Diagnosis

    Periodontal disease is diagnosed by your Surrey dentist or dental hygienist during a periodontal examination.  How is gum disease diagnosed? This type of exam should always be part of your regular dental check-up. A periodontal probe (small dental instrument) is gently used to measure the sulcus (pocket or space) between the tooth and the gums. The depth of a healthy sulcus measures three millimeters or less and does not ...
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  • Prevention & Maintenance

    A routine cleaning regimen, including brushing and flossing at home and regular professional cleanings at your dentist's office, is the best way for prevention of periodontal disease. What does a good hygiene routine include? Daily home cleaning ( brushing and flossing ) will help control plaque and tartar formation, but those hard to reach areas will always need special attention. Once your periodontal treatment has been complete...
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  • Treatment

    Your Surrey dentist and dental hygienist will evaluate for periodontal disease and recommend the appropriate treatment. How is gum disease treatment conducted? If the disease is caught in the early stages of gingivitis, and no damage has been done, one to two regular cleanings will be recommended. You will also be given instructions on improving your daily oral hygiene habits and having regular dental cleanings. If the di...
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