At The Maryland Center For Complete Dentistry, Dr. Jonathan Silverman offers a full range of general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry services to improve the health of patient smile. During each visit, Dr. Silverman will perform a comprehensive exam to identify any complex dental problems and create a treatment based on your needs.
If you have not visited the dentist recently, we suggest you visit our Baltimore, MD dental office for a preventive care exam. Gum disease is one of the most common dental concerns amongst patients. Regular visits to the dentist and excellent at home oral hygiene can reduce your risk of developing gum disease. Gum disease is an infection of the gums caused by bacteria in plaque. Gum disease is a preventable oral health concern, so patients should take the necessary steps to reduce their risks.
To learn more about improving your gum health, visit our Baltimore, MD dental office. Dr. Silverman and our dental staff can work with you and help you make informed decisions to better your oral health.
Treatments For Gum Disease
During your scheduled visit to our Baltimore dental office, Dr. Silverman the teeth, gums, and bone structure to check for any signs of gum disease. Your treatment plan will be based on the stage of gum disease and the extent of damage to the bone, teeth, and gums.
- Anti-bacterial rinses: During the early stages of gum disease, Dr. Silverman may recommend antibacterial rinses to reverse gum disease. Antibacterial rises may need to be performed multiple times for effective results.
- Scaling and root planing: Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning of the teeth and gums, which removes harmful plaque and tartar from below and above the gumline. Scaling and root planing may need to be performed multiple times for results.
- Laser dentistry: Lasers are used to gently remove damaged gum tissue. Lasers are used to treat gum disease and reduce downtime, swelling, and bleeding.