Category: Periodontal Therapy
COVID-19 sparked a large change in every industry people interact with on a daily basis. COVID-19 has Kilby Family and Cosmetic Dentistry doing things different than before, but it doesn’t mean you still can’t get first class service from our team. We have implemented new techniques to ensure our clients come to our offices feeling […]
Are you worried that you might have gum disease? Here are four warning signs of gum disease. Bleeding Gums Your gums should not bleed when eating, brushing, or flossing your teeth. This can be caused by gingivitis, a buildup of bacteria along your gum line. Although gingivitis is the earliest sign of periodontitis, going to […]
- Dr. Dustin Kilby, D.M.D.August 3, 2019
If you’re a diabetic, it’s important to know how gum disease directly affects your health.
Did you know that adults past the age of 35 lose more teeth to gum diseases than from oral health issues? Gum pain and gum inflammation can be the first signs of serious gum problems that can result in tooth loss and decay.
People with periodontal disease may become a higher risk for heart disease and have nearly twice the risk of having a fatal heart attack.
It’s so important to get periodontal treatment as early as possible. The sooner our team can treat the problem, the less the overall damage will be.
Local antibiotic treatments are those that are applied directly to the infected area, much as you might put an antibiotic cream on a finger cut.