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Peridontal Dentistry

Gingivitis & Periodontitis

Periodontitis may be the result of neglecting your inflamed gums for too long. Periodontal disease is treated through scaling and planing and localized antibiotics to protect the teeth against further bone loss. Gum inflammation, also known as gingivitis, can progress to periodontitis if bacteria-filled pockets around the teeth are not cleaned immediately. Gingivitis can be reversed through proper oral hygiene, regular dental visits, healthy diet, and adequate hydration.

Bad Breath

Bad breath treatment will depend on the cause of the halitosis, which can be acid reflux, cavities, diabetes, or periodontal disease. Aside from unpleasant smells, other symptoms of halitosis include thick saliva, whitened tongue, and a dry mouth. Some people may deal with bad breath even after brushing, which is why it’s important to visit your dentist for regular cleanings.

Plaque

Dental plaque or plaque psoriasis affects millions of Americans and is caused by sticky bacteria from sugars. Dental plaque creates tartar buildup which can lead to gingivitis or periodontal disease over time, so it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene.

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is an effective deep cleaning procedure to remove hard plaque buildup (or calculus) below the gumline and from deep pockets around the teeth. This procedure is designed to prevent the progression of gum disease, and shield against further bone loss and loosening of the teeth.

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Glendale Office
1122 N Brand Blvd Suite 202,
Glendale, CA 91202
Phone : +1-818-244-7215

Moorpark Office
484 E. Los Angeles Ave #210
Moorpark, CA 93021
Phone : +1-805-532-1101

E-mail : smile@northbranddental.com

Opening hours
M, W, TH – 8am – 6pm
Tues – 8am – 6pm
Fri – 8am – 4pm
Sat by Appointment only