by Design encourage you to come in for checkups twice a year? Because
regular care will help us protect you from a common oral health condition like periodontal disease. Caused by a
buildup of plaque and bacteria, periodontal
disease can lead to red or swollen gums, plus bleeding, and in more
advanced cases, tooth loss.
- Persistent bad breath
- Receding gums
- A change in the way your teeth fit together
- Pockets between your teeth and gums
Santos and Dr.
Virginia Folck, our Virginia Beach
dental team can help you monitor your smile for any of these symptoms.
Sometimes periodontal disease can
slip by unnoticed in its earliest stages. It takes a trained eye to spot these
symptoms early on.
appointment, we’re happy to recommend a treatment plan with root planing and
scaling. This deep cleaning approach is a very effective way of treating periodontal disease before it becomes
But of course, our real goal at Smile by Design is preventing the need for periodontal therapy altogether. To schedule a checkup and cleaning
with our Virginia Beach office, give us a call today.
We’re happy to serve patients from Fort Story, Sandbridge, and beyond.