Soft Tissue Management ProgramMiami, FL
Good oral hygiene promotes overall health. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection affecting the gums and bone that support your teeth. Periodontitis, also known as gum disease, typically begins as an inflammation of the gums (gingivitis). When not controlled or managed, this later progresses to the more destructive phases of periodontitis.
Affecting more than 80% of adults in the United States population, periodontal disease may not present with any noticeable symptoms. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults today.
Symptoms of periodontal disease include, but are not limited to:
Our soft tissue management program designs a unique plan for treating patients at all stages of health-from stable periodontal health to advanced periodontitis. Features of this plan may include:
A General dentist would typically advise their patients to visit the dental office every six months for an examination. It allows the dentist to monitor the patient's oral health. Also, the exam helps them check whether previous oral issues are healing correctly and gives a chance to detect any new dangers to the oral cavity.…