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955 Boardwalk Ste. 103, San Marcos, CA 92078

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McBride Dental provides gum disease treatments to help reduce the inflammation and infection in your gums as a result of periodontal disease. Our dentist offers deep cleanings and other periodontal treatments. This will help your mouth fight this harmful condition and regain good oral health.

Dr. Michael McBride can heal your gum tissue of inflammation and infection when he provides gum disease treatment. We will perform deep cleanings and other procedures at McBride Dental in order to help your mouth fight against this harmful condition. Please contact our dentist if you need gum disease treatment in San Marcos, California.

Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a degenerative condition primarily caused by bacteria found in plaque. The bacteria inflame and infect the gum tissues.  When left untreated, the disease can eventually cause the gums to pull away from the teeth. Untreated periodontal disease can result in bone loss, tooth loss, and gum tissue recession.

If your gums are swollen, red, or tender, or if your gums bleed easily, you may have periodontal disease. Other common symptoms of gum disease include loose teeth, painful chewing and persistent bad breath,  Receding gums that make your teeth appear longer than normal is also a symptom. Following an exam at our office, our dentist and team will be able to determine whether you suffer from periodontal disease.

The treatment for gum disease is based upon your specific dental needs. Depending on the severity of the condition, our dentist may recommend additional professional dental cleanings and improved at-home oral hygiene. He may also diagnose antibiotic treatment, scaling and root planing (deep cleanings), or gum surgery. We strive to help you restore your oral health and halt the progress of the disease. For more information on periodontal treatment, we welcome you to call or visit our office soon. We look forward to caring for your smile!

Please call us at 760-471-1003 to learn more about gum disease treatment in San Marcos, California, and make your appointment with Dr. Michael McBride.