Get Your Gums In Shape With Gum Disease Treatment in Florence, SC

To keep your smile for life, you need to keep your gums healthy! Fortunately, our Florence, SC dental team can help. They look for signs of gum disease at every dental exam. If you do have a gum infection, our dental team will provide treatment to stabilize this condition and to help keep gum disease from spreading to other areas of your mouth. They’ll also educate you on how to prevent future instances. To keep your gums healthy for life, call Advanced Dental Center at 843-627-4076 to schedule your gum disease treatment Florence, SC area appointment today.

Dr. Joseph Griffin on Gum Disease Treatment Read Transcript

We Treat Gum Infections With a Deep Cleaning

Our doctors treat infected gums with a two-part deep dental cleaning treatment called scaling and root planing. First, we remove plaque and other debris where bacteria accumulates from your teeth (scaling), and then we smooth your tooth roots (root planing) to make it more difficult for bacteria to collect at the gumline.

See Us If You Have Gum Disease Symptoms

So how do you know if you have unhealthy gums? A professional screening is the only way to know for sure. See us right away if you’re experiencing any of these symptoms:

  • Tender, red gums
  • Bleeding gums
  • Gums pulling away from your teeth
  • Teeth that feel loose
  • Chronic bad breath and/or bad taste in mouth

It’s important to treat gum disease as it’s the leading cause of tooth loss among American adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, more than half of adults have some form of infection. Not only that, but research has linked gum disease to serious conditions such as heart disease, stroke, and low birth weight in babies.

To schedule a gum screening and gum disease treatment Florence, SC area, call Advanced Dental Center at 843-627-4076. Our Florence, SC dental office is minutes away from the Florence Regional Airport.

Dr. Joseph Griffin graduated at Francis Marion University and became a dentist at the age of 24. He’s also a member of American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Pee Dee Study Club. He received advanced training from the Hinman Dental Conference and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS) and is a member of the CEREC Study Club.

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Dr. Joseph Griffin explains more about gum disease and gum disease treatment ( and how they help patients prevent gum disease from damaging the tooth and their smile. Follow Dr. Joseph Griffin and the dental team of Advanced Dental Center on: Facebook: Google+ : Twitter: Watch more educational videos about dentistry from the dentists of Advanced Dental Center on Advanced Dental Center 2214 W Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501 843-627-4076