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Would you be interested in learning that about 50% of Americans suffer from have gum disease? While this might not seem like a serious issue, gum disease can be hard to notice on your own. Luckily, there are a number of symptoms you may be able to recognize from home. Still, we suggest setting up regular appointments with us because we’re trained to notice the signs of gum disease. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to reverse the issue.

For instance, if you have sensitive teeth, swollen or red gums, or chronic bad breath, you may have gum disease. Sadly, if your gum disease isn’t treated, you may have to deal with several serious problems. For example, have you heard that gum disease can affect the tissue that holds your pearly whites in place? If this happens, you might ultimately lose a tooth. You can actually reverse gum disease simply by flossing and brushing your pearly whites. Our team might also improve your oral health by giving you a professional cleaning.

If you have any concerns about how you can cope with gum disease in Lawrenceville, Georgia, please feel free to give David E. Pearson DMD PC a call at 770.995.9051. Our dentist, Dr. David E. Pearson, and our team will be happy to examine your teeth and gums, address any concerns you might have, and help you keep your pearly whites healthy and strong. We’re excited to meet with you!