Dental One Associates of Kennesaw
2616 George Busbee Parkway NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Attention, Teens – You’re Not Immune to Gum Disease

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Gum disease isn’t just a problem for adults. If you’re a teen who doesn’t practice good dental care habits, you could end up with problems like foul breath or painful toothaches. If you neglect your gums long enough, you may even lose your teeth. There’s no need to panic if you have a few mild symptoms. If you’re covered under a dental insurance plan, it should be easy to find an affordable dentist by contacting your local family dentistry clinics. With good dental care, early signs of gum disease can be reversed. If your gums are in trouble, you probably have one or more of the following symptoms or risk factors.

Symptoms of Gum Disease

  • Bleeding gums when brushing or flossing
  • Red, sore or swollen gums
  • Gums that pull away from teeth
  • Bad breath
  • Loose teeth

Risk Factors for Teen Gum Disease

  • Inconsistent oral hygiene
  • Tobacco use
  • Inherited tendency
  • Diet high in sugar and starch
  • Female gender
  • Diabetes
  • Braces

Stop Gum Disease in Its Tracks

You can do a lot to prevent the progression of gum disease. Brush twice a day for at least two minutes, floss daily, eat a healthy diet, and see your family dentistry expert regularly. If you already have advanced gum disease, your dentist can treat it in several ways. Scaling or root planing is a deep-cleaning process that removes the irritating, bacteria-laden plaque and tartar that’s responsible for gum inflammation. If infection is present, antibiotics or medicated rinses or gels will help kill bacteria. In severe cases, gum surgery can correct diseased gum tissues and restore your healthy smile.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Kennesaw, call Dental One Associates of Kennesaw today at (404) 381-1480 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Kennesaw. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Kennesaw, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Kennesaw.

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They have a great staff and it is nice to come in and everyone knows you by name.
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I’ve always had wonderful services there. Everyone is very nice especially Mary! Love her!
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Everyone is very professional and courteous. I feel very comfortable with the dental care I receive
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I came in without an appointment and was seen quickly
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Super sweet staff. Mary at the front desk is so friendly. Plus all the staff is and very general. They ask how you are doing throughout the cleaning.
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Everyone is so great and personable.
Melinda D.
Great services and less painful experience than I normal have. Front teeth work is not pleasant but it was bearable thanks to Dr. Gessling.
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Exceptional service. Everyone is very professional and focused on their particular jobs. Office & rooms always very clean.
Patricia W.
Service at the Kennesaw location is exceptional; extremely helpful office staff and dental assistant.
Patricia R.
I’ve been using Dental TLC for 18 years and due to job relocating in kennesaw I made a switch to Dental One and they definitely met my expectations with my cleaning and friendly staff.
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I was apprehensive due to dental issues. I was listened to and every effort was made to ensure my comfort and providing quality care.
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I rarely go to the dentist because I can not stand all the drilling and noise that reverberates in my head. Recently a tooth that has been bad for many years decides to ache!! Had to have it […]
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The staff is great. Explained everything before doing it!
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Very friendly and helpful staff. My experience with deep cleaning and fillings was as pleasant as it could possibly be. Thank you for taking such great care of me!
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