Regular Cleaning, Deep Cleaning, Periodontal Disease. Which one is for me?
Have you ever gone in for a routine dental cleaning and after your dentist examines your teeth, x-rays and health of your gums, they give you the news that you have Periodontal Disease? WHAT???
❗❗ Too much bacteria has built up under the gum line and is starting to eat away at your teeth
👉Recommended every 6 months for healthy teeth
👉Focuses at and above the gum line
👉 Polishes your teeth
$$$ COST: $100-250 depending on your location and dental clinic
👉 Recommended when patient is diagnosed with gum/periodontal disease
👉 Removes plaque and tartar from below the gumline
👉 Smoothes the tooth root and helps the gums reattach to the tooth
👉 Requires anesthesia and several follow up visits
$$$ COST: $800-1500 depending on your location and dental clinic
SIGNS of PERIODONTAL/GUM DESEAS
✋When brushing, you notice your teeth seem to look a little longer
✋Teeth seem farther apart, or have shifted a little
✋Bad breath, even after brushing
✋Notice a little blood on your brush, on the floss, or in the sink.
✋Notice redness or swelling in your gums
✔️ Half of all adults in the United States over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease
✔️Gum disease is treatable, curable, and most importantly, preventable