15 doctors weighed in:
What do you recommend for gum disease relief?
15 doctors weighed in

Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: See a periodontist
If you rely only on oral hygiene and not a definitive treatment, the periodontal infection and gum disease always will come back.
Periodontist will treat gum disease by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. A periodontist is a dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gum disease and alveolar bone resorption.

In brief: See a periodontist
If you rely only on oral hygiene and not a definitive treatment, the periodontal infection and gum disease always will come back.
Periodontist will treat gum disease by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. A periodontist is a dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gum disease and alveolar bone resorption.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dentistry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Good oral hygiene
Brush and floss and see your dentist regularly.

In brief: Good oral hygiene
Brush and floss and see your dentist regularly.
Dr. Maryam Chiani
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Dr. Media Najafi
First get proper diagnosis by your dentist to see how severe your gum disease is. Then need to get a professional cleaning and I love the results of laser treatments of diseased gum because laser reduces the number of bad bacteria causing gum disease and stimulates healthy tissue growth. Then of course your home care is important to
Dr. Duane Keller
Treat the cause, which is the bacteria you cannot see. The Perio Protect Method has been shown to be better than what we used to use. It is easy, simple, comfortable, safe and reliable and can be used to keep the disease from coming back with long-term use. However, it will whiten your teeth.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Good oral hygeine.
Probably the best treatment for most gum disease is regular trips to the dentist for check-up, and good oral hygeine at home, like brushing regularly, and flossing.
Poor oral health can lead to infections that can travel within the bloodstream.

In brief: Good oral hygeine.
Probably the best treatment for most gum disease is regular trips to the dentist for check-up, and good oral hygeine at home, like brushing regularly, and flossing.
Poor oral health can lead to infections that can travel within the bloodstream.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Ragan Faler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Periodontist
Mild gum disease can be a simple fix from your general dentist.
But, a lot of gum disease is under treated. It is a painless infection, so you are relying on someone's expertise to guide you. Seek a periodontist for an opinion.

In brief: Periodontist
Mild gum disease can be a simple fix from your general dentist.
But, a lot of gum disease is under treated. It is a painless infection, so you are relying on someone's expertise to guide you. Seek a periodontist for an opinion.
Dr. Ragan Faler
Dr. Ragan Faler
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