Gingivitis

Family Dentist in Fyffe

Gingivitis is a disease that can cause significant tooth and gum deterioration. A buildup of plaque and tartar allows bacteria to grow on the surfaces of the teeth. The bacteria will cause your gums to become inflamed and bleed. If left untreated, the condition will progress and worsen.

Treatment for gingivitis is simple and performed right at your dental office. Scaling and planing is performed without any anesthesia. While the procedure is usually painless, advanced stages of gingivitis may make it necessary to numb the area for comfort. Scaling is the removal of the dental tartar from the tooth surfaces, and root planing is smoothening the root surfaces and removing the infected tooth structure.

Visit Our Fyffe
Dental Office

Fyffe Family Dentist

Bleaching in Fyffe

Fyffe Location

1516 Main St
Fyffe, AL 35971

(256) 623-2272

Our Fyffe
Dental News

Dentist in Fyffe

Fyffe Dentist

Sugar & Oral Hygiene: What You Need to Know!

October 15, 2020

With the holidays quickly approaching, we are all beginning to indulge in more sweet treats. From Halloween candy to Christmas […]

More >>
Teeth Whitening

10 Helpful Tips For Keeping Your Teeth White

September 10, 2020

As we age, dietary habits, lifestyle choices, and normal wear and tear may influence the brightness of your smile. Fortunately, […]

More >>