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Can gum disease be cured?

Gingivitis is reversible, but advanced gum disease (periodontitis) is not reversible. However, it can be managed with the help of your gum disease dentist in Mountainside. One of the ways you can prevent gum disease and preserve your oral health is by visiting your dentist for routine checkups and having an excellent oral hygiene regimen. 

Gum Disease Treatment in Mountainside, NJ 

To treat and control gum disease, dentists usually recommend regular exams, cleanings, and an improved oral hygiene routine. However, depending on your unique case, your dentist in Union, NJ may also prescribe antibiotics or suggest antibacterial dental products to use at home. 

  • Gingivitis – Gingivitis is preventable and reversible with excellent at-home and professional dental care. If left untreated or undiagnosed, gingivitis can progress into advanced gum disease. At Mountainside Family Dental, we provide thorough and gentle cleanings to remove plaque and tartar from the teeth and along the gumline, so your gums stay healthy and problem-free. 
  • Periodontitis – Periodontitis requires more in-depth cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing. Scaling and root planing allows the dentist or hygienist to reach beneath the gumline and remove plaque, tartar, and bacteria buildup that contributes to gum infection. After cleaning the teeth and tooth roots, we smooth the gum tissue, so it reattaches the teeth and seals out bacteria. 

Book an Appointment at Mountainside Family Dental

We offer gum disease treatment in Mountainside, NJ so that you can have a healthy smile for life. Please get in touch with us to schedule an appointment with our team.

Mountainside Family Dental is centrally located near Westfield, Springfield, Union, Kenilworth, Garwood, and Cranford, NJ.

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