Periodontics concentrates on everything that supports and provides structure to your teeth, including the gums and bone surrounding your teeth. Visit Dr. Vidya Varathan Dental Care to learn more about our program – Gum Disease Treatment Scarborough.


Periodontitis is a serious infection of the gums supporting your teeth. Some symptoms include swollen gums which can appear red or even purple and hurt when touched, spaces between the teeth, pus, and bleeding, and much more.

Preventative Treatment

  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day and 30 minutes after every meal.  Read our blog for more advice on brushing your teeth.
  • Use a soft toothbrush.
  • Floss daily – Read our blog for advice on how to floss properly.
  • Avoid tobacco.
  • Get regular dental check-ups.


Located Near Scarborough / Markham

Dr. Vidya Varathan Dental Care

2901 Markham Rd Suite 15 Scarborough, ON M1X 0B6