If you have gum disease (periodontal disease), you’re not alone as nearly half of adults 30 and older have this condition. At Anna M. Munné, DDS, PA & ASSOCIATES in Houston, Texas, Anna Munné, DDS, PA, and her expert team diagnose and treat periodontal disease to restore gum tissue and the underlying jawbone. Call the office to get started or use the online booking feature today.
Periodontal disease consists of basic gum inflammation, moderate gum disease, or advanced stages of gum disease. While common in adults, periodontal disease can cause severe oral health complications when left untreated. See the Anna M. Munné, DDS, PA & ASSOCIATES team at the first sign of gum disease.
The symptoms of periodontal disease are:
The earlier you seek treatment for gum disease, the less damage occurs. The Anna M. Munné, DDS, PA & ASSOCIATES team is here to help and is highly trained in cutting-edge periodontal disease treatments.
Anyone can develop periodontal disease, but the common risk factors include:
Adopting healthy habits, brushing your teeth after meals, and attending professional dental cleanings at least every six months minimizes your risk of periodontal disease.
Dr. Munné diagnoses gum disease after examining your teeth and gums, taking dental X-rays, and reviewing your oral health history and symptoms. Before customizing a periodontal disease treatment, she also looks for signs of bone loss or other complications associated with gum disease.
Dr. Munné and her team offer the following treatments for gum disease:
When using the Pinhole technique, Dr. Munné uses a needle to make tiny holes in gum tissue, which naturally stimulates new cell growth. She may apply collagen to the treatment area to further enhance tissue regeneration.
To get treated for gum disease or bone loss associated with it, call the Anna M. Munné, DDS, PA & ASSOCIATES office or use the online scheduler today.