Periodontal Disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, is a chronic infection that affects the gums and the bones supporting your teeth. It is caused by bacteria and other particles in the mouth which are not removed causing inflammation.
- Red and puffy gums
- Bad breath
- Bleeding gums
- Loose teeth that result from bone loss.
As it turns out, a majority of Americans have Periodontal disease to some degree. At our North Tahoe dentist office, Dr. Milligan uses some of the latest techniques to help treat gum disease.
To find out if you have gum disease, or to learn more about periodontal disease treatments, contact Incline Dental Care to schedule a consultation with Dr. Milligan!