How Laser Dentistry Can Help Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gum tissue. Typical symptoms include red, swollen, and/or bleeding gums. Gum disease is caused by plaque, which is a combination of food residue and bacteria, that sticks to the teeth. If it stays there long enough without being removed by brushing, flossing, and professional dental cleanings, …