Gum disease can lead to serious complications if left untreated. Some of the typical symptoms of gum disease include red and swollen gums. It is possible to have gum disease and not realize it. This is one of the reasons why it’s critical to schedule regular dentist visits so you can have your teeth checked and professionally cleaned.
Watch this video to discover methods of diagnosing and treating gum disease. The expert in this video explains how dentists use a special probe to measure the depth of the pockets between the gum line and the teeth.
Schedule your dentist visit today with University Associates in Dentistry of Chicago. You can reach us at (312) 704-5511 or visit our website to learn more about the importance of regular dentist checkups.