Deep cleaning in Wayne

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If you have gums which are being affected by gum disease, you will want to come to our practice for care of this potentially serious oral health problem. At Wayne Dental Care, patients are able to receive many different types of dental care, including deep cleaning in Wayne for treatment of mild to moderate gum disease.

Deep cleaning in Wayne

It is very important to keep your teeth clean in order to prevent any buildup of plaque and tartar. When these materials are allowed to remain on teeth, they will encourage the development of deep pockets to form between your teeth and gums. When these deep pockets form, tartar, plaque, bacteria, and food debris will all gather in these deep pockets and infection will develop. When this occurs, you have gum disease. Gum disease is potentially very serious because the infection can travel through the bloodstream to other parts of your body and cause serious health problems affecting your heart or blood pressure. Infection from gum disease can also travel down to your jawbone and cause teeth to loosen and even fall out. When your gums are having trouble staying healthy, they will definitely benefit from a deep cleaning in Wayne  at our dental practice.

When it is seen that a patient is developing gingivitis, a precursor to gum disease, our dentist will most likely recommend that you have several dental cleanings over the coming months to get your gums back to good health. However, when it is seen that you have mild to moderate gum disease, with deep pockets having formed, it will probably be recommended that you have a deep cleaning in Wayne  at our dental practice. This type of deep cleaning for the gums is called scaling and root planing. During this treatment process, all the food debris, plaque, bacteria, and tartar will be removed from the deep pockets. When infection is present, this too will be treated either with topical antibiotics or with oral medication. Hopefully this deep cleaning process will help the gums to heal. It may then be recommended that you have a scaling and root planing on a periodic and preventive basis. For an appointment to meet with our dentist regarding having your gums treated for gum disease, contact us today.