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Gum Disease

Healing diseased gums and restoring the comfort, health, and beauty of your smile with a “deep teeth cleaning”

Deep Teeth Cleaning in Milton ON area

For many of our patients at Scott and Derry Dental Care, all that is required to keep their gums healthy is the “standard” 6-month cleaning. During these cleanings, our talented dental hygienists use special tools and gentle yet skilled hands to remove bacteria, surface stains, and stubborn plaque from the teeth and at the gum line. However, individuals with active and diagnosed gum inflammation or infection may need a little more “help” in the form of deep teeth cleaning.  An introduction to scaling and root planing The deep cleaning alternative to our standard “prophy” or teeth cleaning service is called “scaling and … Continue reading

How to treat the bacterial infection that causes gum disease

How to Treat Gum Infection in Milton ON Area

While many factors can contribute to the development of gum disease, at its core, it is a bacterial infection that creates a destructive cycle of inflammation that can ultimately lead to gum recession, loose teeth, bone loss, and even tooth loss. At Scott and Derry Dental Care in Milton, ON, we offer a range of preventive services and treatment options for gum disease. How we treat gum disease Gum disease is a progressive condition that can cause various serious oral health problems if left untreated. Fortunately, at its earliest stage (gingivitis), gum disease is reversible. It can often be managed … Continue reading

What a Milton, ON dentist, will do to treat gum disease

Dentist Treat Gum Disease in Milton ON Area

Studies continue to show that most adults are living with some form or stage of periodontal disease, or “gum disease.” With early and proper diagnosis and effective treatments, many patients can bring their smiles back to health. Our Milton, ON area dentist, Dr. Jameela Jifri, is proud to offer patients solutions when gum disease is present and works directly with patients to provide appropriate treatment to maintain the gums, bone, and teeth within the smile. What is gum disease? Gum disease is an infection that develops within the smile and can progress if not treated in the earlier stages. This … Continue reading

Learn when to see a gum disease dentist in Milton, ON

Gum Disease Dentist at Scott and Derry Dental Care in Milton ON Area

If you are over 30, there is a good chance you may have early signs of gum disease. Nearly 50 percent of adults ages 30 and over have some form of gum disease and that number increases with age. Symptoms of gum disease might be lurking underneath your beautiful smile. If you have red, swollen, or bleeding gums, contact Scott and Derry Dental Care for a gum disease dentist in Milton, ON. Gum disease symptoms Healthy gums are usually light pink in color. Infected gums may be red, swollen, or sensitive. Also called periodontal disease, gum disease starts out with … Continue reading

Ways to reverse gum disease by Milton, ON area dentist

Ways to reverse gum disease in Milton on at Scott and Derry Dental Care

Gum disease, also referred to as “periodontal disease,” is an infection of the mouth that can impact the smile dramatically. Dr. Jameela Jifri and her team at Scott and Derry Dental Care of Milton, ON can assist patients in not only avoiding the development of gum disease but learn about ways to reverse the early stages of it. What is gum disease? Understanding gum disease can help a patient understand the importance of treatment. The early stage of gum disease, referred to as gingivitis, is the beginning stage of the infection. Bacteria in the mouth become trapped in the gum … Continue reading

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