How Gum Disease Leads To Tooth Loss

Someone who struggles with gum disease should be concerned about tooth loss. While gingivitis is a condition that can be reversed, an infection can worsen and cause difficulties that are harder to manage. For someone with an advanced infection, tissue damage can sometimes make extractions necessary, or even cause tooth loss. Our Houston, TX dentist’s office is prepared to help if you worry that poor periodontal health is putting your smile at risk. You can meet with our on-site periodontist to learn how your infection can be managed. If you have already lost teeth, we can talk to you about prosthodontic work. (more…)