Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal maintenance is designed to help keep your teeth, gums and mouth in the best shape possible. We encourage our patients to make this a regular part of their oral care routine to fend off gum disease and its impact on your health.

Why Is Periodontal Maintenance Important?

Having healthy gums is crucial for maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. For this reason, we offer periodontal maintenance in Bowling Green, Kentucky, at our state-of-the-art dental practice! The presence of gum disease can destroy the gum and bone tissue that help keep your teeth in place. Without them, food, plaque and other harmful bacteria can get stuck deep inside your teeth.
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Signs of Unhealthy Gums

Fortunately, you should be able to tell if your gums are unhealthy. They are supposed to be firm and pink if they are in good shape. Be on the lookout for these common symptoms of unhealthy gums:

  • Bleeding
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Metallic taste in the mouth

Benefits of Regular Periodontal Maintenance

Regular periodontal maintenance is recommended for everyone, but it is especially important if you are at a greater risk of developing gum disease. There are several benefits you can experience with this service! Some of them include:

  • Healthy teeth
  • Fresh breath
  • Gum disease prevention
  • A complete smile

Interested in Learning How Periodontal Maintenance Can Benefit You?

Your healthy, disease-free smile begins with a complete periodontal maintenance treatment at Brighten Dental. If you have any questions about what our dentist, Dr. Chrislyn Fite, can do for you, please contact our office at 270-770-0250. We look forward to developing the best treatment options to ensure your gums are happy and healthy!

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