It's impossible to have healthy teeth without healthy gums! Yet nearly half of all adults over age 30 have gum (periodontal) disease. And gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. In addition, some studies link it to serious health conditions like stroke, diabetes, and ulcers.
At Tieken Smiles Dentistry, we don't want you to become a grim statistic. Dr. J. Derek Tieken and our talented team look for signs of gum disease at every dental exam in our League City, TX dentist office. In its early stages, we'll eliminate it with a dental cleaning. For more advanced cases, we use a deep cleaning treatment called scaling and root planing, and soft tissue grafting
to treat receding gums.
Call Tieken Smiles Dentistry so you don't become a gum disease statistic!