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Quality Periodontal Therapy in Odessa Fighting Gum Disease

Blonde short haired woman smiling Periodontal disease is the number one cause of tooth loss among adults today, as well as a prime contributing factor that’s been linked through research to overall health conditions like heart disease, strokes, diabetes, pregnancy complications, and more. Here in Odessa, Dr. Steve W. Cobb understands the connection between oral health and overall health very intimately, and he and the rest of our team will work with you to not only treat your periodontal disease, but also help prevent further re-occurrences. Patients from Big Spring, TX and other nearby areas are encouraged to contact us today to schedule their first appointment.

What is Periodontal Disease?

When bacteria is allowed to accumulate near the gum line, the body will initially try to fight it off by creating inflammation in the gums – this redness, tenderness, and swelling can be crucial indicators for the presence of periodontal disease. If the condition is left untreated for too long, the infection can then become destructive in nature, eating away at the soft tissue and bone that provides crucial support for your teeth.

Our recommendation for your level of periodontal therapy will depend on the severity of your condition. The following options are available: