Location: 4959 Arlington Ave Ste A, Riverside, CA, 92504

Location: 4959 Arlington Ave Ste A, Riverside, CA, 92504


Gum Disease Treatment in Riverside, CA

Gum Disease Treatment in Riverside, CA

  • Gum disease can be dangerous if you suspect an issue please contact us to discuss a treatment plan specifically for you

  • Cost of treatments vary, based on how advanced the issue is

Gum disease is also referred to as periodontal disease. It is a type of infection that affects the gums. It is the number one cause of adult tooth loss. Many people do not know that they have gum disease because it does not cause any pain. That is why it is imperative to get regular dental checkups.

Gum disease occurs when plaque builds up along the gum line. Toxins and bacteria will build up along the gum line if plaque is not removed. There are two types of gum disease.

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If you believe that you have gum disease, then you will need to see a dentist as soon as possible. We can help you restore your smile. Scaling and root planing are one of the treatments that we recommend for gum disease. Scaling involves using a special tool to remove the bacteria from underneath the gums.

Root planing involves smoothing out the tooth roots to keep bacteria from reaching the gum line. There are many ways that you can benefit from getting scaling and root planing. It will not only treat the gum disease, but it will also prevent the infection from reaching the bloodstream. It will protect your overall health.

In some cases, surgery is needed to treat gum disease. We will find the best treatment plan for you after we have done a thorough exam on you. We also recommend that you get regular dental cleanings to prevent gum disease.

If you think that you could benefit from gum disease treatments, you should make sure that you understand every detail of the treatment process before beginning. For more information about how you can get the smile that you’ve always wanted, contact our front desk at 951-363-3972 today.




Gingivitis is the beginning stage of gum disease. The gums are swollen and bleed easily. Gingivitis can usually be treated with daily brushing and flossing in the early stages.


Periodontitis is the latter stage of gum disease. This condition will destroy the bones that support the teeth. It will eventually lead to tooth loss.

Who is at Risk for Gum Disease?

The following are considered risk factors for gum disease.

  1. Diabetes
  2. Smoking
  3. Certain types of medications
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Crooked teeth
  6. Old fillings

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