At Shakopee Dental, we are dedicated to meeting all of your dental needs. Our talented dentists are pleased to provide periodontal maintenance in Shakopee, Minnesota to meet the needs of our patients who suffer from periodontal disease. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease is a condition that can lead to tooth loss, bone loss, and receding gums. In addition, periodontal disease may contribute to several serious health complications, including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, respiratory conditions, diabetes, and pregnancy complications. To avoid these and other complications, Dr. Jelinek and Dr. Silva may recommend periodontal maintenance. We offer non-surgical, deep cleaning treatments called scaling and root planing that can help to halt the progress of the disease and encourage the growth of healthy gum tissue. You may suffer from periodontal disease if you experience the following signs and symptoms:
- Red, swollen gums
- Pain when biting and chewing
- Receding gums or teeth that appear longer than normal
- Loose teeth
- Persistent bad breath
- Tender gums that bleed easily
If you suspect that you may have periodontal disease, we urge you to contact our dental office today. We are committed to helping you improve your oral health!