How Do You Reduce the Risk of Periodontal Disease? - Oct 15

Dentists are always discussing the importance of good oral health habits to avoid the development of cavities and gum disease. But what is gum disease, and how does it affect the smile? How do you reduce the risk of periodontal disease? And how can it be diagnosed and treated if it develops? Drs. Zach Korwin and Gary Toubman of Cedar Mountain Dental in Newington, CT are pleased to offer patients services to achieve and maintain healthy smiles free from decay and disease.

What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is an infection that starts in the gum tissues and can progress to the point where it affects the gums, bones, and teeth. This condition is 100% preventable. Once it has developed, it can only be maintained and not cured, so prevention is key!

How do you reduce the risk of developing gum disease?

The team of Cedar Mountain Dental encourage patients to follow a few simple rules to ensure that they keep their smile healthy and free from disease:

How is periodontal disease diagnosed?

The dentist will look for common signs of gum disease when patients come in for their routine evaluations. Drs. Zach Korwin and Gary Toubman will look for:

Request an appointment at Cedar Mountain Dental

If you live in Newington, CT and are interested in discussing the benefits of good oral health habits, contact Drs. Zach Korwin and Gary Toubman today at (860) 667-2600. We are always accepting new patients and families into our state-of-the-art dental facility offering comprehensive dental care.

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