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Hey Toronto! Are you suffering from gum disease ?

Periodontics is the part of dentistry that deals with the gums and bone surrounding your teeth. It's essential that your teeth have a solid foundation of healthy gums and strong bone. Dr. Vidya Varathan & Associates are your source for comprehensive periodontics advice and treatment. 

Periodontal disease (gum disease) is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting your teeth. If you suspect you may be suffering from gum disease, here’s what you need to know … 

Symptoms of Periodontal Disease:

  • Swollen, puffy and bleeding gums

  • Spaces between teeth

  • Tooth sensitivity

  • Bad breath

  • Loose teeth

If not adequately treated, periodontal disease can result in loose teeth and ultimately tooth loss. Early detection and treatment are the key to successful treatment of gum disease. 

Preventing Periodontal Disease:

  • Brush and floss your teeth daily

  • See your dentist regularly for professional cleaning and monitoring

  • If diagnosed with periodontal disease, get treatment early

Your gums are vital to a healthy mouth. We can help you maintain gums, and diagnose and treat periodontal disease (gum disease) if necessary.