Gum Disease: A Widespread But Often-Ignored Problem

Cavities get all the attention, but gum disease is a serious problem in this country. That’s why you need to call Dr. Betts today at 256-274-8680 today. He has the training and skill to identify gum disease early on — if you come in for a dental exam every six months like you should.

Then he can offer gum disease treatments such root planing and scaling. Antibiotics can also be prescribed. This will help keep your gums healthy and safe. Don’t ignore that little bit of blood you see after brushing. That’s a big sign you can have gum disease.