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Warning Signs It’s Time To See A Periodontist

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A periodontist is a specialized dentist who focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating advanced stages of gum disease (such as periodontitis). Many periodontists also specialize in dental implants. Your regular dentist’s office may or may not have a periodontist on its staff; if not, and if you’re having problems with your gum or jaw bone health, you may need to be referred to a specialist. Here are a few of the most common warning signs that it’s time to schedule an appointment with a periodontist. Your Gums Bleed (Seemingly for No Reason) While it’s not entirely uncommon for a person’s gums to bleed on occasion after brushing or flossing too hard, your gums shouldn’t be bleeding regularly or without a reasonable cause. If they do, this could be a sign that you have gingivitis or have even developed periodontal...

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