Here is a before and after periodontal case. The *before* pictures show a moderate amount of plaque and tartar build up that has accumulated over time… this type of bacteria is one of leading causes of gum disease which is a chronic inflammatory disease that can result in tooth loss and induce possible systemic illnesses. The *after* pictures show positive results from scaling and root planing, aka “deep cleaning” …the patients overall gum health has improved dramatically. The best way to maintain these results is by keeping up to date with your routine cleanings by seeing your dentist or hygienist at least twice a year ?#floss#brush#sandiegosmiledentistry#yelpus#perio#perfectgums#drfred

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