If you have been experiencing tender, swollen gums or noticing blood in the sink after brushing, you may be dealing with gum disease. But fret not! We are here to guide you through the journey towards healthier gums and a brighter smile.

Understanding Gum Disease
Gum disease or periodontal disease is not something to take lightly. If left untreated, it can wreak havoc on your gums and even lead to you losing your teeth. At its core, gum disease starts with bacteria buildup along the gumline, which triggers inflammation. Over time, this inflammation can progress, causing your gums to pull away from your teeth, creating pockets where bacteria thrive.

While gum disease primarily affects your oral health, its repercussions extend beyond your mouth. Gum disease has been linked to other health issues, including heart disease, diabetes and respiratory problems. By addressing gum disease promptly, you are not just safeguarding your smile but also nurturing your overall well-being.

Our Approach to Treatment
When it comes to combating gum disease, a personalized approach is key. During your visit, our experienced dental team will assess the extent of your gum disease and tailor a treatment plan to suit your unique needs. From deep cleanings to advanced therapies, we will work together to restore your gum health and prevent future complications.

Empowering You With Knowledge
Throughout your treatment journey, our dentists and team will educate you on proper oral hygiene practices, lifestyle adjustments and preventive measures to keep gum disease at bay. With the right information and guidance, you will be well-equipped to take control of your oral health for years to come.

Your Partner in Oral Wellness
At Shores Family Dentistry, Dr. Sara Megna and Dr. Brooke Kittell are more than just your dental care providers — we are your partners in oral wellness. Whether you are seeking treatment for gum disease or simply looking to maintain a healthy smile, we are here to support you every step of the way. Together, let us embark on a journey towards a happier, healthier mouth and a lifetime of confident smiles.

Do not let gum disease hold you back — schedule your appointment today by calling 970-226-2920 and take the first step towards reclaiming your oral health with periodontics in Fort Collins, Colorado!

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