Periodontal disease in Boulder County, CO is more common than you might think, and can be cured with varying degrees of treatment depending on the severity.
What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease, more commonly called ‘gum disease’, is an inflammation or infection of the gums. Periodontal disease can be very painful in some extreme conditions, and can limit your ability to eat normally. In some cases, periodontal disease can affect your smile, and can create cosmetic concerns.
If left untreated, periodontal disease can cause irreversible damage. When caught early and treated, periodontal disease can be little more than an inconvenience. Dr. Gordon West offers periodontal treatement for patients in the Lafayette, Boulder, and Boulder County area. However the best periodontal treatment is to practice good dental hygiene to keep periodontal disease at bay and to get a regular dental check up at your local Boulder County dentist.
Give us a call to schedule your next dental checkup; we look forward to seeing you.