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Every year some form of periodontal disease afflicts millions of Americans every year. The earliest stage, which is known as gingivitis, can cause your gums to look inflamed, red, and cause bad breath. Many gingivitis sufferers also complain that their gums bleed easily when brushing and flossing.

Your chances of suffering periodontal disease increase with any inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene. If bacterial deposits aren’t removed from your teeth they can harden into bacterial tartar near the gumline. Gingivitis inflammation can often be countered by a thoroughly dental cleaning performed at Dr. Nidal Obeid’s dental office. This will remove all traces of tartar from your teeth to allow your gums to gradually heal.

Dr. Nidal Obeid can then help you make the necessary improvements to your oral hygiene routine. This can help you prevent future occurrences. Attending your routine dental checkup with Dr. Nidal Obeid will remove all traces of tartar from your mouth while also monitoring the health of your periodontal tissues.

If you are in the Chicago, Illinois, area and you have periodontal disease concerns you should call 773-561-5106 to schedule an appointment at Family Dental of Lincoln.