At Holmes Dental, we are committed to helping protect you from the effects of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease (gum disease) is a degenerative disease caused by the accumulation of plaque on the teeth and gums. Daily brushing and flossing can help to remove plaque; however, when plaque remains on the teeth and gums, bacteria can lead to the loss of the teeth, gums, and surrounding bone.
If periodontal disease is allowed to progress, it can contribute to several serious medical conditions including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, respiratory problems, and pregnancy complications. Dr. Dan Holmes and Dr. Nicole Holmes, as well as our skilled dental team, are here to help you prevent and treat periodontal disease and avoid these serious dental and medical problems. You may have periodontal disease if you suffer from one or more of the following symptoms:
- Red, swollen, or bleeding gums
- Sensitive teeth
- Painful chewing
- Receding gums
- Persistent bad breath
If you suffer from any of these symptoms, please call our dentists about receiving treatment for gum disease in Fort Collins, Colorado. Our knowledgeable, friendly staff members are ready to answer your questions and schedule your consultation to begin improving your oral health!