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Gum Disease

Gum Disease in Midtown, TX

Infected gums can cause extensive damage to your teeth and jawbone if you don’t get it treated at its initial stage. It might not take much time for gum disease to reach its final stage, thus, don’t ignore the condition. Our dentists at Floss Dental of Houston Midtown effectively treat gum disease in order to save your teeth and improve your dental health. Our advanced technologies can heal the problem rapidly to give you faster and better results.

Know About Our Laser Gum Treatment

We use LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) technology to treat periodontal disease which is a pain-free and an extremely effective method. The technology uses a laser light to eliminate the bacteria and the infected tissue gently from the gum pockets. LANAP technology gives faster and greater results.


Gum Disease At Floss Dental of Houston Midtown

Symptoms Of Gum Disease

  • When gums start receding.

  • Inflamed gums.

  • When gums turn red.

  • If gums bleed when you brush or even floss.

  • If pus starts getting accumulated under the gums.

  • If the taste in your mouth alters.

  • When you experience persistent bad breath.

  • Loose teeth.

What Can Cause Gum Disease?

  • A poor oral hygiene can not only trigger gum disease, but also many other dental diseases. Not brushing and flossing twice in a day can deteriorate your oral health. Also, don’t forget to keep your tongue clean.

  • Your body needs a proper amount of nutrients, thus maintain a healthy diet. Not eating right can also cause dental problems.

  • People who suffer from diabetes could be prone to gum disease.

  • Excessive smoking could be a major reason for gum disease.

  • Gum disease can also come into the picture if you go through any hormonal changes.

  • Acidic foods and beverages can cause damage to the tooth enamel and also trigger gum disease.

Insight Into The Stages Of Gum Disease

1 The first stage is termed gingivitis which causes inflamed as well as red gums. Bleeding gums can also be an indication of gingivitis. It can occur due to the dental plaque which get accumulated near the gums.

2 The second stage is called periodontitis, It starts damaging the bone that holds your teeth, you can also experience periodontal pockets at this stage.

3 The last stage of gum disease is known as advanced periodontitis and at this stage, the bone supporting your teeth gets damaged completely. You can experience tooth loss at this stage.

FLOSS Dental of Houston Midtown

2707 Milam St Suite C,
Houston, TX 77006, United States

Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED


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