Gum Disease Treatment

Gum Disease Treatment in North Phoenix

Gum disease affects over 45% of the American population and can be dangerous to a person’s oral health. Many people are unaware that they have gum disease. If left untreated, gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can create additional issues with your teeth and gums including gum tissue loss, halitosis (bad breath), bleeding gums, tooth loss and can sometimes lead to a more serious infection.

Bad breath is a symptom of gum diseaseAlong with the threat to your oral health, if gum disease leads to infection it has been shown to lead to additional health issues outside of the mouth. Studies have shown that gum disease can also lead to health risks such as:

  • Memory loss
  • Heart complications
  • Inflammation
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Migratory infection

What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

Here are some of the main warning signs of gum disease:

  • Red, swollen gums
  • Bleeding gums
  • Bad breath, even after brushing and flossing
  • Gum sensitivity
  • Gum recession
  • Swelling
  • Loose or shifting teeth
  • Painful chewing
  • Pus between teeth and gums

Prevent Gum Disease with Oral Care

Man flossing his teeth as a preventiative form of gum disease treatment
All dentists will agree that gum disease should not be left untreated to avoid serious side effects. This means regular dental exams and check-ups to ensure good oral health and proactive gum disease mitigation.

When you choose The Norterra Dentist we will recommend that you visit our office for regular check-ups every six months to increase the chances of catching any gum disease early. With early detection and proper oral health care at home, the chances of advanced gum disease are greatly reduced. Our office will also provide you with the education you will need to properly maintain good oral health at home.

Beyond taking care of your teeth by having high standards of oral health care, getting a regular tooth cleaning can make a big difference. At a regular tooth cleaning, our Norterra team carefully helps remove built-up plaque and tartar, which, over time, can result in the formation of gum disease and other issues, such as tooth decay.

If you are looking to treat existing gum disease or need periodontal care to improve your gum health, The Norterra Dentist can help. Using laser dentistry we can help treat existing gum disease quickly to help you get back your healthy smile.

Get Periodontal Treatment in North Phoenix

At The Norterra Dentist in North Phoenix – Deer Valley, we offer the best solutions for gum disease treatment with our modern dental technology — all from the comfort of our Norterra location. Have more questions for about gum disease? Contact our team today if you are in the area!

Contact Us
footer contact form


Text message is limited to 160 characters.


  1. Enter your Name.
  2. Enter your Cell Phone Number, area code first
  3. Enter your text message in the box.
  4. Click "Send Text"
  5. A copy of this text will be sent to the office and to your cell phone. The office's reply will also be sent to your cell phone where you can continue the text conversation.
Note: Mobile message and data rates from your cell phone carrier may apply.Close ClickToCall Button
NagiosCheckValue - Do not remove please