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If you’re showing the first signs of gum disease, then it’s important to call Roanoke Dental Care at 540-685-0105 and schedule an appointment with your dentist, as soon as possible. There are two non-surgical treatments that will help you prevent as well as treat the early stages of gum disease, and those treatments are:

-Professional dental cleaning: Even though dental cleanings do not treat active gum disease, they still help you when you are showing the early signs of the issue. If this is the case, you will need to attend a dental appointment more than twice a year. At these appointments, your dentist will remove the plaque and tartar from above and below the gumline and will do everything possible to keep your gums healthy and strong.

-Scaling and root planing: Scaling and root planing is a great non-surgical treatment that helps restore your oral health when you have fallen victim to the early stages of gum disease. This treatment involves your dentist scraping your teeth and removing the plaque and tartar from above and below the gumline. Then, she will smooth out the rough surfaces of your tooth roots to help the gums reattach to the teeth.

For more information and details about gum disease treatments in Roanoke, Virginia, please call our office and talk to a member of our dental team. We are happy to help you!