Your gums, which protect and support your teeth, are just as vital to your overall oral health as the rest of your smile. To ensure your gums and soft tissues remain healthy and strong, we provide advanced nonsurgical periodontal treatment at 19th Avenue Dental. The main goal of gum treatment in Everett, Washington, is to combat gum disease and other damaging gum conditions. Gum disease is the most common and causes an infection that can slowly disintegrate your gum tissue and eventually lead to tooth loss. You may have gum disease if your gums are:
- Unusually red and swollen
- Inflamed and painful
We provide multiple periodontal treatments based on your individual needs and the severity of your situation. Medication, better hygiene habits, and regular visits to our office all play a role. One of our most common periodontal treatments is scaling and root planing. Scaling and root planing are deep cleaning methods to remove diseased gum tissue and smooth rough patches on your teeth where bacteria is known to linger. We encourage you to contact Dr. Shuichi Yamaguchi, our gentle dentist, if you are experiencing the signs of gum disease so we can schedule your appointment and start you on the road to a healthier, pain-free smile. We look forward to hearing from you!