GINGIVITIS is an infection within the gums, that requires treatment before it progresses to the bone. Your Dentist will diagnosis the health on the gum tissue so that appropriate treatment can be recommended. Oftentimes in the case of gingivitis, the Dental Hygienist will perform a debridement, which, along with your attentive care at home, can reverse the effects of gingivitis.


PERIODONTITIS is a serious infection that has traveled from the gum tissues into the bone. Periodontal Disease is a serious infection that requires treatment. There are a variety of periodontal treatments available, but most often begin with cleaning around the teeth and gum tissue to get rid of local irritants and bacteria, this procedure is called scaling and root planning.