Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a pervasive but often overlooked threat to dental health, making its way quietly into millions of mouths globally. At Crown Dental Inglewood, located at 1295 S La Brea Ave #101, Inglewood, CA 90301, we work diligently to raise awareness about this silent intruder, emphasizing its prevention and the solutions we offer under the guidance of Dr. Barooty & Dr. Bandary.
Gum disease begins as inflammation of the gums, usually due to plaque accumulation at the gumline. When left untreated, it progresses, threatening tooth loss and can even impact overall health. For a broader understanding and latest research on gum disease, the American Academy of Periodontology is a reliable resource.
Several elements can increase the risk of developing gum disease, such as inadequate oral hygiene, smoking, diabetes, hormonal changes, and genetic predisposition. Regular check-ups and maintaining optimal oral hygiene practices are crucial preventive measures.
Depending on the severity, Dr. Barooty & Dr. Bandary provide a range of treatments including:
Gum disease may be a silent assailant, but its progression can be halted with regular dental visits and rigorous oral hygiene. If gum health is a concern, contact Crown Dental Inglewood at (310) 672-0129 or pay a visit to our Inglewood practice for comprehensive care and guidance from Dr. Barooty & Dr. Bandary.