Benefits of Periodontal Care

Smiling couple with healthy white teeth.Dr. Bruce Gopin can help you and your loved ones experience healthy smiles, improved overall health, and other benefits of periodontal care. At his warm, friendly office in El Paso, TX, Dr. Gopin provides comprehensive periodontal treatments with a gentle touch. Studies suggest that gum disease can increase your risk of heart attack, diabetes, premature birth, and other serious conditions. Through regular check-ups and prompt treatment of periodontal disease, Dr. Gopin can help you experience better overall health and an improved quality of life. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, please contact us today.

A Healthy Smile Can Help You Live a Healthier Life

Studies suggest that the inflammation caused by periodontal disease may be connected to increased inflammation throughout the body, which can increase the risk of developing heart disease. Other studies have suggested that the bacteria associated with gum disease can increase your risk of developing serious health problems by entering the blood vessels and traveling to other parts of the body. If you are experiencing symptoms of gum disease, we can help you achieve a healthier smile and avoid serious health complications.   

Preserving Your Teeth

Addressing periodontal health issues with gum surgery or nonsurgical periodontal treatment can help you prevent tooth loss, which is important for several reasons. Obviously, your teeth help you to chew and enunciate properly. They also help maintain dental alignment and occlusion, or the way your upper and lower jaws meet. Meanwhile, when teeth are lost, the jawbone begins to atrophy, or shrink, which can jeopardize surrounding teeth. If you have lost a tooth, a dental implant can halt jaw atrophy, but we always strive to help patients avoid tooth loss so that this solution never becomes necessary. With prompt periodontal treatment, proper at-home hygiene, and regular general checkups, patients can maintain their teeth for a lifetime.

Alleviating Pain and Discomfort 

Although periodontal disease often begins with no noticeable symptoms, it will eventually cause tenderness and pain, which can become severe. Periodontal treatment can remove the bacteria causing the infection, restoring the health of your gums and providing relief from discomfort.

Providing the Right Solution for Your Needs

Periodontics is our specialty. For more than 20 years, Dr. Gopin has helped patients overcome periodontal health issues through advanced treatments performed with a gentle touch. If you are experiencing symptoms of gum disease, have lost one or more teeth, or have received a diagnosis of a periodontal health issue, Dr. Gopin and his caring team are prepared to help restore your oral health.

Learn More about the Benefits of Periodontal Care

Your smile is much more than a set of teeth. Your gums and jawbone are the foundation of your smile, and the health of these tissues can have a major effect on your overall health. To learn more about how Dr. Gopin can help you experience the benefits of periodontal care, or to schedule a consultation, please contact us today. We look forward to providing the sophisticated treatment you deserve.

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