Periodontal Care in Oakbrook Terrace, IL
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More than 85 percent of people have some level of periodontal or gum disease. Why? Often, it is misdiagnosed or simply ignored. We use advanced training and technology to diagnose and treat periodontal disease before it becomes a major threat to your health. In certain situations, laser treatment may avoid Periodontal surgical treatment.
There often are no symptoms. Gums can recede, leaving teeth vulnerable to decay, abscesses, and tooth loss – all without any bleeding or tenderness. But many people have at least minor symptoms, which can include the following:
- Bleeding when brushing or flossing
- Puffiness or tenderness of the gums
- Loose-feeling teeth
A growing body of research indicates a clear connection between periodontal disease and a number of diseases and conditions. While research is still ongoing, there is enough evidence to support the theory that oral health is directly linked to overall physical health. Related diseases affected by periodontal disease include:
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Uncontrolled Diabetes
- Low Birth Weight Babies
Our advanced periodontal treatments can not only prevent periodontal infection from affecting your body in this way but also reverse the disease and keep it under control.