Periodontal Disease | Are Your Gums Causing Trouble? By Roger B. Parkes, DMD on April 03, 2017

What comes to mind when you think about maintaining proper oral hygiene? Taking care of your teeth and going to the dentist, probably. But what about your gums? Are you concerned about periodontal disease?

You should be.

Taking care of your gums, and preventing/treating periodontal disease, is just as important as taking care of your teeth. Periodontal disease can actually have more negative side effects than cavities or tooth decay.

Periodontal disease can cause the following health problems:

Is this enough to make you want to take proper care of your gums? We hope so. 

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Are you concerned about the health of your gums? You may want to consider a periodontist. The team at Periodontal Associates of Jackson in Jackson, MS is always welcoming new and returning patients! 

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Dr. Roger B Parkes and Dr. R. Clarke Stewart

Periodontal Associates of Jackson, P.A.

Our periodontists, Dr. Roger B. Parkes and Dr. R. Clarke Stewart are committed to providing patients in Clinton, Ridgeland, and Jackson, MS, with high-quality care in a comfortable setting. They are affiliated with several professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Jackson Dental Society

To schedule a consultation at our periodontal practice, contact us online or call (601) 956-1230.

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