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What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease is also known as periodontitis. Symptoms include bleeding, sensitivity, painful and discoloured gums.

It’s caused by a lack of attention to dental hygiene. Maintaining simple habits like regular brushing and flossing dramatically reduce the risk of getting gum disease.

If you experience any of the symptoms of gum disease, early treatment is essential.

Gum Disease Treatment in Bristol

You’ll find us equipped with the very latest in dental hygiene technology. With regular visits to our hygiene team, you need never experience any of the unpleasant symptoms of gum disease.

Gum disease is easily warded off by regular appointments with our expert hygiene team.

However, if you are unfortunate to experience pain, sensitivity or bleeding gums, our resident periodontic specialist can help. Queen Square’s Dr Dominic Sinson is a specialist in the science of gum health (periodontics).

As well as enjoying years at the top of his field, Dr Sinson is also a lecturer in periodontics with King’s College London.

Gingivitis and Periodontitis Treatment in Bristol

Gingivitis is the inflammation of the part of your gum nearest the bottom of the tooth, the gingiva. Symptoms include soreness, bleeding, tenderness, bad breath and receding gums are also signs of gingivitis.

If you don’t get your symptoms checked out by a dentist, it could turn into a more severe case of periodontitis (gum disease).

Periodontitis can lead to more profound gum damage and the eventual loss of teeth.

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Gum Disease FAQs

How can I prevent gum disease?

Committing to a simple routine like brushing and flossing twice a day is a great first step in the fight against gum disease. Avoiding chewing sugary gum and keeping a healthy diet are other great ways to keep your gums healthy.

When should I see a specialist periodontist?

If you’re in any discomfort or pain with your gums, book an appointment straight away with us. We can check out any symptoms and have them treated by one of our gum health specialists in no time.

Does gum disease go away?

With proper treatment, you can reverse the effects of gum disease and get your oral health back on track.