Gum disease – How we can help

Interdental brushes 2Gum Disease Treatments at Ravenscourt Dental Practice

Gum disease is the biggest cause of tooth loss in the UK affecting more than 70 per cent of the population.

Sore, swollen and bleeding gums are all signs of infection but sadly many people continue suffering in silence.

At Ravenscourt Dental Practice we aim to educate our patients not only on how to spot and overcome gum disease but also on the preventative techniques they use to keep mouths healthy.

How can I avoid gum disease?

A check-up The best way to avoid gum disease is by booking regular visits with your dentist and hygienist, ideally every three to four months, in susceptible cases.  We would then guide you as to what would be ideal for you.

Our holistic approach to dentistry means we will not only examine your mouth but also factors that could be damaging your gums, and therefore your overall health.

During each check-up our expert team with carrying out a detailed examination of your teeth and gums and develop a personalised treatment plan to help you achieve the best possible oral health.

Floss picksWhen gum disease is very advanced, we will refer you to our in-house specialist periodontist, who is trained to help you overcome even the most difficult issues.

A recent study published by Dr Luigi Nibali, our specialist Periodontist, shows how regular Periodontology & Hygienist visits help to significantly reduce tooth loss.

Would you like an assessment or are you worried about gum disease? If so,  contact Ravenscourt Dental Practice now on 020 8748 4023 or email: [email protected]