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Periodontal Exams in North York

Periodontal disease (Periodontitis) damages the gums, ligaments and bone structure that support your teeth. It is caused by the bacterial infection that results from plaque and tartar buildup due to improper brushing and infrequent flossing.

Tartar that is left on the teeth can cause infection that will accumulate below the gum line that can result in pockets to form between your gums and teeth. These ‘pockets’ make room for more infection and additional problems to occur including receding and pain in gum tissue as well as loosened damaged teeth and constant breath issues and even tooth loss.

Like most ailments, the earlier Periodontal disease is detected, the better it can be treated.

What to look for:
  • Gum symptoms
  • Gums that bleed during normal (even gentle) brushing and flossing
  • Gums that are tender, sensitive or even painful to the touch
  • Gums that are swollen
  • Gums that appear shiny or bright red (like in many infections)
  • Gums that are receding
Tooth symptoms:
  • Teeth that are loose in an adult
  • Teeth that appear unusually long (due to receded gum)
  • Teeth with excessive tartar buildup along the visible gum line and in the ‘pocket’
Other symptoms:
  • Frequent or continuous bad breath
  • Overall discomfort in the mouth
You can greatly reduce your chances of developing periodontal disease by regularly visiting us at our North York dental office. With our help, and a proper oral health regiment, your smile can remain healthy and free of periodontal disease.

Fees and Financial Information

At Kaydental, we believe that a fair fee is one of the key features in building a strong patient-doctor relationship. At our North York dental office, our fees are based on the most current Ontario Dental Association fee guide for General Practitioners for general dental services and the most current Ontario Dental Association fee guide for Specialists for specialty dental services. This helps maintain pricing stability and keep patients in the know about the price of every service and product they pay for.

If you have any questions about the costs of any of our dental services, please contact us so one of our staff members can clarify and guide you through the price determinations.

Doctor Referral

You can find our patient referral form here, we provide dental care for the whole family.

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