Gum Disease

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Gum Disease

Gum disease is caused through a progressive buildup of plaque in the mouth, and although it is often simple to avoid, it is one of the most common reasons for tooth loss in the UK. The increased levels of plaque allow for tartar or a calculus to form where the tooth meets the gum.

If you feel you may be suffering with gum disease please call New Road Dental at your earliest convenience.

Can I get rid of gum disease?

Gum disease can be treated fairly easily, however when tartar or calculus forms it is important to seek help and treatment from a dentist with a special interest in periodontics. One of our skilled dentists can work to remove the plaque, however depending on the development of the gum disease, you may need to have the tooth removed, although this is always the final resort for our team.

How do I prevent gum disease?

Gum disease is easily prevented by adopting good dental cleaning techniques, which our team can teach you in your appointment. The outcome may seem simple to avoid, however because the early signs of gum disease are not commonly recognisable to those who aren’t trained in dentistry, many people fail to treat the plaque in the early stages.

Our Patients and what they have to say

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The staff are so welcoming and friendly and make me feel very at ease. Scott, the dental treatment coordinator has been very supportive and at the end of the phone during my year of invisilign treatment and Ravi, my dentist has changed my life by changing my jaw/teeth, to which i am eternally grateful. I would highly recommend the practice.
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Really Fantastic Service Provided By Scott & Ravi. I feel like a new person with a great Smile. Thankyou for everything you have done.
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The team at New Road have always been amazing and accommodating to me and my whole family. More recently I used New Road Dentist for Invisalign and they were amazing. Ravi is always patient and respectful. His attention to detail is second to none and he is happy to take time to ensure I was happy at every stage. Scott was on hand all the time and a great asset to the team. He gave a level of care and service I don’t see offered anywhere else. Thanks all.
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All staff i come into contact with have both a professional and friendly approach. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this dental practice.
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We understand that losing your teeth can have a significant impact on your life. We are happy to be able to offer you a variety of solutions so you can live your life without compromising because of your teeth.
Good oral health is best achieved by adopting an efficient dental care routine at an early age. This is why, at New Road Dental, we offer our quality dental care services to children and adults.

Preventative Dentistry

We all understand the importance of brushing our teeth regularly, but are we doing it right? Perfecting your brushing technique will put you on the right path to achieving and maintaining good oral health. . Small changes made when adopting a thorough cleaning technique into our daily lives will contribute to the prevention of dental complications in the future.  Our team of experienced dentists have undergone hundreds of hours of training and professional development to be able to share knowledge with you that may just be the difference between keeping or losing your teeth as you grow older.

We look forward to welcoming you to New Road Dental and helping you achieve a healthy, confident smile!