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Periodontal (gum) disease


Periodontal (gum) disease is insidious. It is an infection of the gums that starts out as plaque, an opaque film on the teeth that hardens to form tartar. As tartar accumulates, it harbors bacteria that attack the soft tissue around the gums. This is the early stage of gum disease known as Gingivitis. Left untreated, Gingivitis becomes Periodontitis which ultimately destroys the tissue surrounding your teeth AND the bone that holds your teeth in place. Except for bad breath and gums that bleed, there are very few early warning signals. The disease advances silently, often without pain, and before you know it, you are losing your teeth and you don't know why.

Tooth loss is only the most obvious indicator of gum disease. Scientific research has discovered linkage between gum disease and stroke, heart disease, diabetes - even an increased risk for pregnant women. When your gums become diseased, your entire immune system is weakened.

In the past, fear of painful dental surgery has kept people with gum disease from seeking the care they needed. Well, those days are gone forever.

Our Newark Location

119 Clifford St. #106 | Newark, NJ 07105

Newark Office Hours

Our General Schedule

Monday:

9:30 am-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:30 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:30 am-6:30 pm

Thursday:

9:30 am-6:30 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Our North Bergen Location

2811 John F. Kennedy Blvd | North Bergen, NJ 07047

North Bergen Office Hours

Our General Schedule

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Our Saddle Brook Location

101 Route 46 West | Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

Saddle Brook Office Hours

Our General Schedule

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Our Union City Location

417 36th St | Union City, NJ 07087

Union City Office Hours

Our General Schedule

Monday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed