Platinum Dental, Inc.
San Marcos, California
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San Marcos dentist treats patients for Gingivitis
san marcos dentist treats gingivitis

Gingivitis: First Stage of Gum Disease

Gum disease progresses over time. The damage caused by this disease keeps getting more destructive. As our San Marcos dentist explains, the foundation of the teeth are under attack. The color and appearance of the gums tell a lot about how healthy the gums are.

Gingivitis: Puffy, Bleeding Gums

Gum disease in its beginning stages is referred to as gingivitis. The plaque irritates the gums around the necks of the teeth. This constant irritation leaves the gums looking swollen, red and puffy. Young adults and teens are typically the most common group affected by gingivitis. But that's not to say that gum disease has an age limit. It can start anytime in life depending on the hygiene.

Gingivitis: Reversible Damage, For Now

How does gingivitis look close up. The following are pictorial renditions of gingivitis and how it compares with a healthy mouth. The first image is the healthy tooth. Second image is gingivitis attacking the gums. the third picture shows how gingitis would look compared to healthy gums on the same tooth.

healthy gums have no redness or swelling gingivitis causes the gums to look red, swollen and puffy comparison of healthy gums and gingivits on the same tooth
If gingivitis is neglected and not taken seriously, it progresses to early periodontitis.
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Platinum Dental, Inc.
San Marcos, California
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Wed 9:30-5:30

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Fri 9-2

Looking for a caring and quality dentist?
Meet our dentist in San Marcos,
Dr. Sonny Eslampour, DDS.

We offer quality family dentistry in a comfortable setting. Our high tech practice offers digital X-rays for increased safety, non-toxic white fillings and nitrous oxide for increased comfort.

Our san marcos dental practice offers regular dental procedures as well as highly specialized services such as TMJ therapy, Invisalign and oral sleep apnea therapy.

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*Regular value of $342. New patients only with no dental insurance.
Cannot be combined with other offers.
Cannot be applied to insurance copayment.
Up to 6 digital X-rays.
Cleaning in abscence of gum disease.
Does not apply toward specialty services such as TMJ therapy or sleep apnea.