Understanding gum disease goes a long way when it comes to preventing and treating it. This condition will present itself through a number of symptoms, and your dentist can provide you the solutions you need to actively combat it. Dr. Mark Johnson welcomes you into his Albuquerque, New Mexico practice so that he may work together with you to combat gum disease.
When it comes to your oral health, you should always try to be aware of any changes that occur. This is especially true if you experience sudden discomfort, bleeding, or outright pain. While not all negative changes indicate the development of gum disease, it is still important to pay attention and promptly bring them up to your dentist. If you believe you have developed some form of gum disease, it is definitely time to schedule an appointment for an examination.
These are some of the common signs of developing gum disease:
If you have not experienced any of the symptoms of gum disease but are curious to learn more about decreasing your risk, there are easy ways you can protect yourself from developing this condition. Remember, prevention is always better than treatment. Dr. Mark Johnson and his team will work together with you and provide the tools and information necessary so that you can effectively prevent the development of gum disease. Here are some very simple tips you can follow:
Dr. Johnson has always loved assisting others and aspired to be a dentist himself. He started private practice after receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, where he has served the Albuquerque community for almost three decades.
Dr. Johnson's dental team's objective is to instruct, educate, and encourage their dental family to strive for and achieve optimal oral health, as well as to provide valuable, excellent dental care in a warm, friendly, and compassionate atmosphere.
He constantly expands his knowledge through continuing education classes in procedures like Invisalign® and various dental techniques. He and his colleagues work hard to go above and beyond your expectations.