Gum-perio disease causes more than just embarrassing side effects such as bad breath and has been linked to an increased risk for serious health complications like heart disease and stroke. Diabetes is not only a risk factor for gum disease, but gum disease may make diabetes worse.
Gum-perio disease may progress painlessly, producing few obvious signs, even in the late stages of the disease. Although the symptoms of periodontal disease often are subtle, the condition is not entirely without warning signs. Certain symptoms may point to some form of the disease. The symptoms of gum disease include:
If you have or see any symptoms of gum-perio disease, call now on 610-432-1200 to make an appointment with Advabced & Comfort Dentistry for treatment. We can help you to make your smile healthy and prevent any more tooth loss.
Thankfully, for most, the solution is easy—a better oral care routine and regular dental care at our office.