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Periodontal Maintenance & Gum Therapy • General & Preventive Dentistry
Periodontal Maintenance & Gum Therapy
Have you noticed that your gums are swollen, red, or tender? Do your gums bleed easily, such as when you floss and brush your teeth? If so, you may suffer from periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, which is also known as gum disease, is a condition that affects the gum tissues and can cause serious problems for your entire smile. Gum disease is caused by bacteria in plaque and tartar; when plaque and tartar build up on the teeth, the bacteria inflame and irritate the gum tissues. If this condition is not treated, it can lead to a receding gum line, bone loss, and tooth loss. In addition, research has shown that untreated periodontal disease is connected to several health complications, including:
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- Pregnancy complications
- Respiratory conditions
If you suffer from gum disease our dentists and dental team will do all we can to restore the health of your smile. We offer a number of periodontal treatments, including scaling and root planing (deep cleaning treatments). If you believe that you may have gum disease, we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible to schedule your visit. We are dedicated to helping you keep your smile healthy.
For more information on gum disease treatment, please contact us and schedule your appointment
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Dr. Dennis M Holmes
9000+ Complicated TMD/TMJ/Headache Cases Successfully Treated
6000+ CEREC Crown Cases Completed
28 Years of Experience
Headaches, jaw pain, facial pain, ear pain, and uneven bites are all problems where Dr. Holmes excels in finding solutions. He will provide a thorough examination utilizing the most modern methods and equipment to determine the source of your discomfort. Once an accurate diagnosis is established then a multi-disciplinary plan of treatment will be offered to provide for you the best chance of success
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Contact us :
5120 Virginia Way, Ste C13
Brentwood, TN 37027
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.