Dr. Harvey’s two hygienists have over 30 years of combined experience to ensure that your cleaning is excellent and enjoyable. Your comfort is of utmost importance during any dental procedure. If you have sensitivity, a medicament can be applied into the gum crevice before the cleaning. This will alleviate discomfort and ensure a pleasant experience. Schedule an appointment with our dentist if you want to receive painless teeth cleanings in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Healthy Gums Don’t Bleed.
Your teeth look good, but when you brush, you notice that your gums are bleeding. You ignore it and think you are just brushing too hard.
Bleeding gums is often a sign of gum disease. As bacteria from dental plaque penetrate into the crevices between the teeth and gums, the gums become inflamed and bleed easily. Once beyond the reach of normal brushing and flossing, the bacteria will continue to progress and eventually penetrate other supportive tissue and bone. This condition, known as periodontitis or periodontal disease, can lead to tooth loss if left untreated.
The progress of periodontal disease can often be arrested with non-surgical therapy if detected early. Following treatment, a strong home care regimen is recommended, along with return visits for dental cleanings at more frequent intervals of every 3-6 months.
A complete periodontal analysis is performed during your initial comprehensive examination and at your periodic cleaning appointments with our hygienists. Are your gums sensitive and do they bleed when you brush and floss? Contact Don Harvey Dental to schedule a complete periodontal evaluation today