Gum Disease Colorado Springs
Gum disease is one of many dental conditions that can often go untreated as patients choose to ignore the signs and symptoms. However, gum disease that is left untreated for a long period of time can lead to all sorts of health problems and health risks, so it’s important that you are thoroughly examined for gum disease with the help of Dr. Hall.
Gum disease occurs when there is a build-up of bacteria on the teeth that then colonize and flourish. While bacteria live on most of our body parts, too much bacteria, such as tartar and plaque, can lead to gum disease and other oral infections.
What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?
When it comes to gum disease there are plenty of tell-tale signs of the condition that include:
If you suffer from any of these symptoms it is definitely time to see a dentist. Dr. Hall offers all sorts of general dentistry help and can be depended on to diagnose and treat your gum disease so that you no longer have to deal with painful and never-ending symptoms. Gum disease treatment is a must have to keep your entire body healthy. Come to Dr. Hall for periodontal disease help in Colorado.
What Are the Effects of Untreated Gum Disease?
Gum disease that is left untreated for a long period of time can lead to other health problems. In pregnant women gum disease may cause pre-term labor as well as low-weight deliveries. Gum disease can also cause cardiovascular health problems such as stroke, diabetes, heart disease, and others. Osteoporosis and respiratory diseases may also be caused and/or worsened by gum disease.
Concerned about gum disease? Are you suffering from symptoms that may be related to the condition? If so contact our Colorado Springs office today at 719.602.2614 to schedule a consultation time with Dr. Hall. During your appointment your mouth and teeth will be thoroughly examined and a diagnosis will be made. For patient’s convenience, you may also contact us online!