Fresno Deep Gum Cleaning

Fresno Dentist Serving Madera, Clovis, Visalia, Tulare & Nearby Areas in California

Fresno dentist Dr. Gregory Miyake may recommend deep gum cleaning if plaque and tartar are attached to teeth below the gum line. Frequently detected during your regularly scheduled general dentistry visits to our office, you may want to consider making an additional visit should symptoms of gum disease occur in between your appointments.

Symptoms that may indicate deep gum cleaning is necessary include:

  • Red, tender, or swelling gum tissue
  • Frequent bleeding of the gums
  • Chronic bad breath or an unpleasant taste in the mouth that will not respond to brushing
  • Suddenly loose or shifting teeth
  • Gum tissue pulling away from tooth roots

These symptoms may indicate a serious problem and should be addressed by our Fresno dentist as soon as possible.

To schedule a deep gum cleaning with our Fresno dentist, please contact Dr. Gregory G. Miyake, DDS or call 559-224-0103 today.

The Dangers of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious oral and systemic health issue. Untreated, gum disease can lead to pain, infection, tooth loss, and changes to bite tension. Equally troubling, infection from gum disease can travel through the blood stream and has been linked to issues as wide ranging as heart attack, respiratory failure, complications with pregnancy, and Alzheimer’s.

Gum disease generally starts small, producing symptoms such as bleeding and swelling gums. At this point, deep gum cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing, is often very effective at eliminating the issue and helping guard against serious problems. Dr. Miyake strongly suggests contacting our Fresno dental office at the first sign of gum disease, allowing us to provide deep cleaning and protect your teeth and body from unnecessary risks.

If you are suffering from any of the symptoms of gum disease or would like to schedule a general cleaning with our experienced Fresno dentist, please contact us today. Dr. Miyake serves patients in Clovis, Tulare and Madera from our conveniently located Fresno office.