June 29, 2015
Periodontal disease is an infection of the gum tissue afflicting millions of adults throughout the US. Untreated, periodontitis leads to gum and bone recession and tooth loss, impacting systemic health, too. Edison, NJ periodontal therapy through Resnick and Rosenfeld DDS LLC treats gums without surgery, microscopically monitoring the bacteria which lead to this serious oral health problem.
The prestigious Mayo Clinic says that there are 3 million cases of periodontal or gum disease diagnosed each year in the US. This oral infection leads to recession of gum tissue and even underlying jaw bone, and when left to its own devices, periodontal disease causes tooth loss.
It can, however, be successfully treated, many times without surgery, through simple tooth and root scaling and other non-invasive techniques such as those used by Steven J. Resnick DDS FAES and David S. Rosenfeld DDS. (more…)