Periodontics (Gum Treatment)

Gum disease – also known as periodontal disease and periodontitis – is an inflammatory condition affecting the tissues surrounding a tooth, and is the leading cause of tooth loss. Gingivitis is a bacterial infection of the tissues in the mouth and potential precursor of gum disease.

Dr. Chilton and Olympic View Dental have a complete Dental Hygiene team committed to addressing patients periodontal concerns.

Once gum disease sets in, the toxins produced by the bacteria damage the teeth’s connective tissue and bone, effectively destroying them and fostering tooth loss. To help prevent gum disease or further gum disease we offer: