The most mild form of gum disease is gingivitis. If your gums bleed when you brush or floss this is a sign of gingivitis. Gingivitis will leads to periodontitis, which is caused by the accumulation of plaque below the gums and can cause the the supporting structures around your teeth to resorb. Half of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal disease. Early intervention and regular cleanings are critical to stop the advancement of theses diseases. At Yukon Dentistry and Braces we offer variety of periodontal services from deep cleanings to implants to help ensure your smile lasts a lifetime. make sure to keep your smile healthy by keeping your gums healthy. Book your appointment today so we can assess what treatments would best suite you.