The Progression of Gum Disease

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It’s that time again. Time for you to visit the dentist for your 6-month exam and dental cleaning. You’re juggling things like work, time with family, and your child’s big game. Maybe you can put off your appointment by a month or two. There’s nothing wrong with that…is there?

The Downsides of Putting Off Dental Treatment
You may be surprised to learn that putting off dental visits can be hazardous, even if it’s just a simple routine appointment. This is because during your cleaning, the hygienist removes tartar that is impossible for you to clean from your teeth at home. In addition, a thorough examination of your teeth and gums is performed. This allows your dentist to detect any dental issues early on when they are still easy to treat. One dental issue that can develop or progress is gum disease.

Progression of Gum Disease
One thing that your regular dentist checks for during your routine appointment is gum disease. Treating and managing gum disease is very important for the health of your smile. If this disease is allowed to progress because of neglected dental work, the end result could be tooth loss. Luckily, Drs. Royzman and Royzman can manage and treat gum disease in any stage

We encourage you to contact D & D Periodontal Associates, P.C. at 212-759-7763 today for more information about how we can accommodate you and to schedule a visit with our periodontists in New York, New York.