Gum-Disease-Pictures Periodontal TreatmentGum Disease is caused when tartar build-up between teeth eats away at fibers that secure your teeth into your gums. Because plaque is the beginning stages of tartar, it’s very important to visit your dentist regularly for cleanings.

If diagnosed with gum disease, one of our highly-trained staff will carefully remove the bacteria from around your teeth over the course of several visits. Once you have gum disease, you always have it so after the build-up is removed, it’s imperative that daily hygiene and “periodontal maintenance” visits are upheld.