Common Signs & Symptoms of Periodontal Disease
It is extremely important to note that periodontal disease can progress without any signs or symptoms such as pain. This is why regular dental checkups are exceptionally important. Described below are some of the most common signs and symptoms of periodontitis.
If you have any of these signs or symptoms, the advice of Dr. Haussermann should be sought as soon as possible:
Signs and symptoms of periodontal disease:
Treatment of Periodontal Disease
It is of paramount importance to halt the progression of periodontal disease before it causes further damage to the gum tissues and jawbone. Dr. Haussermann will initially assess the whole mouth in order to ascertain the progress of the disease. When a diagnosis has been made, Dr. Haussermann may treat the bacterial infection with antibiotics in conjunction with a referral to a periodontist for nonsurgical or surgical treatment.