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Gingivitis

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Gingivitis is a disease that can cause significant tooth and gum deterioration. A buildup of plaque and tartar allows bacteria to grow on the surfaces of the teeth. The bacteria will cause your gums to become inflamed and bleed. If left untreated, the condition will progress and worsen.

Treatment for gingivitis is simple and performed right at your dental office. Scaling and planing is performed without any anesthesia. While the procedure is usually painless, advanced stages of gingivitis may make it necessary to numb the area for comfort. Scaling is the removal of the dental tartar from the tooth surfaces, and root planing is smoothening the root surfaces and removing the infected tooth structure.

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Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | To Floss or Not to Floss?

Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | To Floss or Not to Floss?

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By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health. We want to […]

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Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease 

Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease 

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Dentist in Rolling Meadows | Only Floss The Teeth You Want To Keep 

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