Most people know that cavities wreak havoc on a healthy smile, but gum disease is often a silent saboteur.

Nearly half of Americans are living with the most destructive form of gum disease, called periodontitis. Caught early, mild gum disease can be easily cured. But many people don’t realize they have gum disease until it has caused considerable damage that’s more difficult to repair.

Take a look at the infographic below to learn about some of the signs of gum disease. Then, let’s work together to maintain your gum health. After all, healthy gums are the foundation of a beautiful smile!

Flossing is a great way to prevent gum disease, which is caused by an infection of the gum tissue and worsened by plaque buildup. But the best way to fight gum disease is to partner with the professionals at Davenport Dental Group!

Our talented team is trained to spot the signs of gum disease as soon as possible so we can intervene quickly! We offer non-surgical treatments for gum disease and can help you more effectively prevent it.

Contact one of our two convenient locations in Laredo, TX today to schedule an appointment! Call our Junction Drive office at 956-242-6745 or our Winfield office at 956-517-2695.