Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy in Tampa, Brooksville, New Tampa & Neighboring Cities
Many adults in the US currently have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. This disease ranges from a simple inflammation of the gums to serious diseases that cause major damage to the bone and soft tissue that supports the teeth. There is gingivitis, which is a milder form of gum disease that can usually be treated with daily flossing and brushing and regular cleaning by a dentist. Periodontitis is more serious. Your gums can pull away from your teeth and form spaces, called pockets, which can become infected. This is why Dental Associates of Florida now have specialists to provide Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy. Here are some of the risk factors that could lead to your needing therapy:
- Hormonal changes
- Medications that reduce the flow of saliva
- Genetic susceptibility
- Other illnesses and their treatments
When you choose a dentist or periodontist at Dental Associates of Florida, you can be certain will receive the highest quality dental care from an experienced dentist. Our dentists are committed to concentrating on each patient’s individual needs and make sure you receive personalized care and all of your questions are answered.
We also have dentists who specialize in treating and diagnosing temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD), which is commonly referred to as TMJ. TMJ treatment includes general dentistry along with neuromuscular dentistry, orofacial and maxillofacial pain treatment, restoration, and orthodontics. We also provide TMJ treatment for lockjaw, overbites and badly aligned former dental work. In some cases, a night guard may be prescribed to prevent teeth grinding and further irritation of the jaw.
If you are need of Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy or require TMJ treatment, please contact us to schedule an appointment. We offer 6 convenient locations throughout central Florida and proudly serve patients from Tampa, Brooksville, New Tampa and neighboring cities.