What Is Laser Gum Dentistry?
When teeth are not brushed or flossed properly, it can cause plaque and bacteria to build up in between your teeth and gums. Without regular cleanings from your dentist, the plaque can calcify and become tartar, which cannot be removed with brushing and flossing. If the tartar isn’t removed, it can start to build up under the gum line, pushing your gums away from your teeth. Eventually, the disease will eat away at the gum tissue and bone that holds your teeth in place resulting in the loss of your tooth. Once gum disease has progressed to this point it is called periodontal disease, and can cause irreparable damage to ...