LCIAD gum problems tree with roots

Roots are important! If any of the following statements apply to you, the support of your teeth may be being undermined

• I have gum problems or loose teeth
• My gums are swollen or bleed when brushing
• My gums are receding
• My teeth are moving or wobbly
• I am losing teeth due to gum disease
• I have bad breath

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What is gum disease?

Gum disease is the greatest cause of tooth loss in the world. It is caused by the build-up of bacteria that live in your mouth as dental plaque and your body’s immune reaction to them.

The gum and bone around your teeth are attacked and may result in loss of teeth.

Virtually all gum disease is preventable and treatable if caught early and a high level of dental hygiene is maintained through your life.

Gum disease also has effects around the body, contributing to heart disease, damage to blood vessels and low birth weight babies. It is best not to ignore it!

We take the healthy foundations of your teeth very seriously.

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Why come to LCIAD for your gum problems?

Virtually all gum disease is preventable and treatable if caught early.

The clinical director Dr Koray Feran has a master’s degree in periodontics and Dr Isabella Rocchietta is our resident Specialist Periodontist who is responsible for looking after our patients with all forms of gum disease in close collaboration with our hygienist and therapist, Rosanna Hosker-Thornhill.

LCIAD provides all levels of care for patients with gum disease, from prevention and maintenance to bone and tissue regenerative procedures.

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