How to know if you need to see a Gum Specialist
Gum disease is a serious infection of the tissue that holds your teeth in place, your gums.. If you don’t seek gum disease treatment in the Sunshine Coast or Brisbane, you risk causing serious damage to your teeth and jawbone. Gum disease is largely caused by poor brushing and flossing habits that results in plaque and bacteria building up around your teeth and hardening. It can be very painful, however is largely preventable.
What To Do If You Need Gum Disease Treatment In Brisbane Or The Sunshine Coast
Firstly, the best way to tell if you need to see a gum specialist is to identify if you suffer from any of the common gum disease symptoms. These include:
- Consistent bad breath or bad tastes in the mouth
- Red, swollen, tender, or bleeding gum
- Loosening teeth
- Painful chewing
- Longer appearing teeth or receding gums
If you suffer from any of these symptoms, it’s time to book in to see a gum disease specialist and work on a gum disease treatment plan to restore your dental health. Our gum disease treatment services in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast are designed to be as pain-free as possible, and you can have confidence knowing that you’re seeing an experienced and dedicated team in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast to look after your gum health in the short and long term.
By booking your appointment with one of our gum disease specialists today, you reduce the risk of further damage to your dental health and maximise your chances of a pain-free and healthy dental future (07) 3054 4326.
Why Seeing a Gum Disease Specialist is Important
Periodontists are expert professionals that specialise in the area of gum disease. Periodontists receive extra extensive training on top of their qualifications as a dentist, to learn state of the art and even pain-free techniques for diagnosing and treating gum disease.
Only trained periodontists are able to perform very specialised and pain-free treatment procedures. Proactive Perio is a leading periodontal treatment clinic in Brisbane and Sunshine Coast that offers specialist treatment options for gum disease.
Brisbane’s Leading Pain Free-gum Disease Treatment Provider
There are various options for gum disease treatment available, and here at Proactive Perio, we will always tailor your treatment plan to your specific needs.
Once you have met with your gum specialist here in Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast, they will devise a treatment plan for you. Often your treatment plan will include one of these treatment options:
Active Periodontal Therapy
Active Periodontal Therapy (APT) is a non-surgical procedure that removes damaging plaque and calculus deposits from the tooth surface.
You can read more about this form of gum disease treatment here.
Laser Based, pain-free treatment for gum disease
Laser Assisted New Attachment Protocol (LANAP) is a revolutionary, laser-based treatment for gum disease. There is no cutting or suturing, which makes it a likely pain-free gum disease treatment.
Our own Dr Christopher Baker is one of only a few periodontists in Australia qualified to perform this state of the art gum disease treatment in the Sunshine Coast. He is available to support you at Proactive Perio’s Brisbane and Sunshine Coast clinics.
Discover more and read our FAQs on this incredible technology here.
Periodontal Surgery as Gum Disease Treatment in Brisbane and Sunshine Coast
There is a wide range of surgical periodontal disease treatments that can be performed here at Proactive Perio Brisbane. You can read more on periodontal disease treatment in detail here.
Our clinic can offer pain free laser gum surgery in Brisbane to treat periodontal disease and other gum disease . This specialist periodontal treatment option is a laser-based treatment that involves no cutting or suturing. It is an excellent option for nervous patients. Discover pain-free laser gum surgery in Brisbane today with our clinic.
As Brisbane’s leading gum disease treatment clinic, Proactive Perio is here to help build the road to optimal dental health for you and your family. So book in to see one of our gum specialists today and discover what we can do for you.