How Your Hoboken Periodontist Treats Gingivitis


Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease. It is caused by plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that forms on your teeth. If plaque is not removed, it can harden into tartar, which can irritate your gums and cause them to become red, swollen, and bleed easily. Gingivitis is a very common condition, affecting up to 90% of adults at some point in their lives.

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What does a Periodontist Do?

what does a periodontist do?

Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on the gums and other tooth-supporting tissues. While most general dentists are trained to diagnose and treat minor periodontal disease (gum disease), more complex or severe cases are referred to a periodontist, who has extra training and experience in periodontics treatments.

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