5 Reasons to See a Periodontist

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During this Pandemic of COVID-19, our office is taking extra precautions to ensure your safety. Drs Dr. Heller, Beckman, Thousand, Hyer, and Versman want to be sure that all existing and potential new patients feel safe and comfortable when they arrive at the office. It might seem scary to leave your house during these uncertain times, but we assure you that your safety is priority. We are here to continue to provide exceptional care for you.

There are many signs that should encourage you to come see us that may go unnoticed, but can develop into greater issues with time.

  1. You Have Red, Swollen or Bleeding Gums:Not only can this be painful for you, but this can also be a sign of early stages of gum disease. Over time, an excessive buildup of plaque can occur causing this irritating inflammation in your gum tissue. Our doctors are here to relieve that pain and irritation with a variety of treatments.
  2. Your Teeth Start to Feel Loose:It can be quite scary if you are starting feel your permanent teeth get loose over time. This can be a strong sign of gum disease. Maybe you even lost a few teeth? Our doctors have multiple solutions to give you back that smile you deserve.
  3. Your Gums Are Receding:When your gums are receding, you may start to notice more exposure of the root of your tooth. This can cause extra sensitivity and can also put you at risk of a bacterial infection. Recession can also cause adult tooth loss if not treated. If you start to notice more exposure of your teeth, we are here to reverse the recession and prevent further damage.
  4. You Have Pain and Discomfort:Any kind of oral pain can affect you on a day to day basis with everyday necessities such as eating or even talking. We are here to reduce the pain and discomfort by providing many options that best fit you.
  5. You Have Chronic Bad Breath:You may feel as if you are taking great care of your teeth by brushing twice daily and flossing regularly. BUT you notice that you continue to have bad breath in spite of your regular oral routine. Believe it or not, bad breath can often be the first sign of gum disease. Luckily, our doctors are here to help create a care regimen to prevent further issues.

Dr. Heller, Beckman, Thousand, Hyer, and Versman are all experts at treating gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, as well as dental implants and much more.  Do not hesitate to call us at 303-755-4500.  We are here for you for all of your dental needs and service Denver, Aurora, and all of the surrounding areas.